Vehicle crashes into Mission Plaza in SLO, bursts into flames

August 23, 2022


A driver crashed a car into Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo early Tuesday morning, after which the vehicle burst into flames. [KSBY]

The male driver ran over a barrier pillar at the intersection of Chorro and Monterey streets at about 2 a.m. His black sedan struck a rock flowerbed, entered Mission Plaza and became engulfed in flames.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and extinguished the blaze within 20 minutes.

The driver suffered minor distress, firefighters said. It is unclear what caused him to drive into Mission Plaza.

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Another GAS powered car bursting into flames. Funny all the hype about EV’s doing this.

It was Bruce Gibson after he got heckled at cruise night in Atascadero Friday night trying to be a north county “car guy”

Unless things have changed from the time someone crashed into my wall, the State of California only requires a minimum of $5,000 in personal property damage. Let’s hope there’s enough cover all costs for the City of SLO.

Always wondered who those giant Left – Right arrow signs at the end of streets were for… Dude went straight; smh :/

My car, my choice.