Posts Tagged ‘Highway 101’


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Santa Maria man escapes SLO big rig explosion

A 25-year-old Santa Maria man who was driving a semi truck carrying vegetables that exploded late Wednesday night on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo managed to escape the vehicle unharmed before it caught on fire, according to the California... (Continue reading)

Semi-truck explodes on Highway 101 in SLO

A big rig carrying produce exploded on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo late Wednesday night slowing traffic for hours. [KEYT] At about 11:30 p.m., a vehicle struck the semi truck  on northbound Highway 101 near South Higuera Street. The... (Continue reading)

SLO man killed on Highway 101 after surviving rollover

A 22-year-old San Luis Obispo man survived a rollover crash in Ventura Monday morning but then died minutes later after a vehicle struck him on the freeway. [KEYT] Adam Begazo was returning to San Luis Obispo in his Toyota 4Runner... (Continue reading)

Car hits, kills person walking on Highway 101 in Santa Maria

A pedestrian died on Highway 101 in Santa Maria Wednesday night after being hit by a vehicle driven by a Nipomo woman. [KSBY] Around 9:05 p.m., the pedestrian appeared to be walking across the number one lane on the southbound... (Continue reading)

Bear loses in collision with semi-truck in SLO

A small black bear died on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo Friday morning after it suffered a fatal blow from an oncoming semi-truck. [KSBY] Around 6:30 a.m., an approximately 150-pound black bear ran onto southbound Highway 101 near Broad... (Continue reading)

Man charged with DUI following 3-car crash

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man Saturday for DUI after he allegedly caused a three-car accident on U.S. Highway 101 near Templeton. Shortly before 1 p.m., Luis Alberto Herrera, 25, was headed south at more than 100 mph when... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man arrested for sexual assault

Officers arrested an Arroyo Grande man Sunday on charges of sexual assault and sodomy after a 12-hour standoff in Curry County Oregon. On Saturday evening at about 11 p.m., officers went to a home off U.S. Highway 101 where Lorenzo... (Continue reading)

DUI driver sentenced to 6 years

A 55-year-old Paso Robles woman was sentenced to six years in prison after she received her fourth DUI for driving under the influence of prescription drugs. [Tribune] In 1999, Denise Gafner Mendoza, received her first DUI. Two years later, she... (Continue reading)

DUI crash kills three in Santa Barbara

A woman allegedly driving under the influence slammed into a car in Santa Barbara early Monday morning, killing three people and leaving a fourth in critical condition. [KEYT] At 12:46 a.m. Monday, 52-year-old Kimberly Kreis crashed her white Ford Mustang... (Continue reading)

Crash spills pools chemicals on Highway 101 in Pismo Beach

A pickup truck carrying pool chemicals crashed on Highway 101 in Pismo Beach Tuesday, spilling several buckets of chlorine. [Tribune] The truck was carrying 47 cases of chlorine and other pool equipment when it crashed into a highway sign on... (Continue reading)



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