GOLETA A 14-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon on North Turnpike Road in Goleta, authorities said.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department crews were dispatched just after 3 p.m. to the intersection of Turnpike Road and Cervato Way. Units found the boy, whose identity was withheld, lying in the roadway.
The boy was treated on scene before being transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
The California Highway Patrol and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department were also on scene and made contact with the driver. [additional from Kelly]
An investigation is continuing.