One person killed in crash in San Luis Obispo

July 30, 2022


One person died following a collision between a black pickup truck and a white sedan on Tank Farm Road in San Luis Obispo on Saturday morning, according to the CHP.

At about 8:14 a.m., the truck and the sedan collided on Tank Farm Road between Broad and Higuera streets, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department. The crash spread debris on the roadway.

The road was temporarily closed in both directions.

CHP officers are investigating the crash.

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The California Highway Patrol reported a collision involving two vehicles in San Luis Obispo Saturday morning. The CHP says one of those drivers died at the scene.

The CHP Communications Center says it received a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision located on Tank Farm Rd. west of Santa Fe Rd. at approximately 8:14 a.m.

Authorities say the driver of a Chevrolet was traveling eastbound on Tank Farm Rd.

The driver of a Volkswagen was traveling westbound on the same road.

The CHP says the Chevrolet crossed over the opposing lane of traffic, causing a collision with the Volkswagen.

First responders arrived on scene to find that the driver of the Chevrolet sustained major injuries.

The Volkswagen driver, identified as a 63-year-old man, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.

First repsonders transported the Chevrolet driver to the hospital.

According to the CHP press release, the driver of the Chevrolet was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence of a drug and causing injury and/or death to another and more.