Posts Tagged ‘Highway 101’


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Large boulder wreaks havoc on Highway 101

A large boulder fell on Highway 101 at the bottom of the Cuesta Grade causing several accidents and traffic backups in both the north and southbound lanes. Shortly after 10 p.m., the boulder, about 5 feet by 5 feet across,... (Continue reading)

Body found hanging from tree

A utility worker looking to relive himself discovered a body hanging in a tree on Thursday north of Greenfield, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies arrived to find the decomposing body in a tree off a Highway 101... (Continue reading)

79-year-old hit by trailer on Highway 101

A 79-year-old man walked onto Highway 101 in Atascadero Monday afternoon and suffered major, but non life-threatening injuries after getting hit by a trailer. California Highway Patrol officials identified the man as Chico resident Jo Lillis. They have yet to... (Continue reading)

Fatal crash north of the Cuesta Grade

The driver of a street sweeping truck that crashed Halloween night on Highway 101 just north of the Cuesta Grade was killed in the accident. Shortly before 6 p.m., the truck hydroplaned and then rolled, according to the California Highway... (Continue reading)

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)



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