Pedestrian Injured in Buellton Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 246
BUELLTON, CA (November 26, 2019) – A man crossing the street sustained critical injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 246 on Sunday, November 24.
The accident happened around 5:42 p.m. near the intersection of Avenue of the Flags and Highway 246. The pedestrian suffered life-threatening head injuries after a vehicle struck him. Reports described him as a transient man in his 40s and he was reportedly jaywalking.
The driver of the vehicle allegedly fled the scene of the accident.
Paramedics airlifted the man by a CalStar medical helicopter to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment.
The identity of the victim and his medical condition were not disclosed. A description of the suspect’s vehicle was not immediately released.
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