Articles Tagged With ‘Big Rig Trucks’




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Man killed in head-on crash with semi at highways 41 and 46 “Y”

For at least the seventh time this year, a person died in a car crash near the Highway 41 and Highway 46 “Y.” On Monday night, a man driving an Acura Integra slammed head-on into a semi-truck while trying to... (Continue reading)

Truck driver gets six years for deadly Christmas Eve crash

A Las Vegas truck driver received a six-year prison sentence for several vehicular manslaughter convictions stemming from a 2014 Christmas Eve crash that killed four San Miguel residents. Philip Ken Trujillo, 57, entered court on Thursday attempting to get a... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen breaks her back in a crash on Cuesta Grade

A 19-year-old Atascadero woman suffered a broken vertebra on Thursday after the pickup truck in which she was traveling in slammed into the back of a big rig on the Cuesta Grade. [KSBY] At approximately 7:30 a.m., a 20-year-old Santa... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman killed in crash with semi-truck in Santa Maria

A Santa Maria woman in her early 70s died Monday morning after crashing into the back of a semi-truck near Bonita Elementary School, according to the CHP. It is suspected the woman was speeding. [KCOY] Shortly before 4:30 a.m., the... (Continue reading)

Driver convicted of manslaughter in North County Christmas Eve crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury convicted a Las Vegas truck driver of four counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for the deaths of four San Miguel residents in a 2014 Christmas Eve crash. Philip Ken Trujillo now faces... (Continue reading)

Wrong-way driver dies after slamming into big-rig on Highway 101

An elderly Santa Maria man driving the wrong way on Highway 101 crashed head-on into a semi-truck Tuesday night near Los Alamos. The crashed killed the wrong-way driver and sent his van tumbling into the highway median. At approximately 9... (Continue reading)

Man dies in five-vehicle crash on Highway 46

A 69-year-old man died in a five-vehicle crash on Highway 46 near the Shandon rest area on Friday. Around 2:15 p.m., a semi-truck drove into oncoming traffic, clipped a pickup and slammed head-on into another truck. The collision killed the... (Continue reading)

Another driver dies in crash on Highway 166

For the second time in a span of about 36 hours, a person died Tuesday in a crash on Highway 166. The accident was the fifth fatal collision on the highway since early September. Around 6:30 a.m., a Dodge van... (Continue reading)

Five semis collide, one dead on Highway 166

Five tractor trailer trucks collided on Highway 166 Tuesday morning, leaving one person dead, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The crash also left a big rig tipped over on the highway and caused fuel to spill. Around... (Continue reading)

Big-rig hits minivan on Highway 46, seven people injured

Five people suffered major injuries and two were airlifted to the hospital after a semi-truck collided with a minivan on Highway 46 Tuesday morning. One of the passengers in the minivan was ejected during the collision and another was partially... (Continue reading)



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