A teenager was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital after receiving serious injuries when he was struck by a vehicle in north Santa Maria on Friday afternoon.
At 3:40 p.m., Santa Maria police and other emergency personnel responded to the intersection of North Broadway and Fesler Street for a report of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle, Officer Andy Brice said.
The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators, Brice added.
The injured teenager, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Cottage Hospital by a CalStar medical helicopter for treatment of serious injuries, Brice added.
Members of the Police Department’s Traffic Bureau were investigating the circumstances of the crash, Brice added.