Santa Barbara Newsman Recovers From News Van Crash
April 29, 2010 at 4:26 AM (PT)
SANTA BARBARA radio and TV newsman JOHN PALMINTERI is recovering from injuries suffered in the rollover of his ABC affiliate KEYT (TV)/SANTA BARBARA news van MONDAY (4/26). The van suffered a tire blowout on U.S. 101 in SANTA MARIA and rolled, injuring cameraman/driver OSCAR FLORES and PALMINTERI, both of whom were wearing seat belts.
PALMINTERI, whose career started at CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LONG BEACH's KSUL and included stops at KZLA and KFWB-A/LOS ANGELES, KPRO-A/RIVERSIDE, and KTYD and KEYT-A/SANTA BARBARA, provides news for MONTECITO FM Alternative KJEE and CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY noncommercial KCLU as well as the TV station.