Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’

Crew rescues man stranded on Central Coast cliff, video

By JOSH FRIEDMAN More than 30 hours after a man drove his car over the side of a Central Coast cliff, a rescue crew hoisted him off the location — about 400 feet below Highway 1 — where he was... (Continue reading)

Central Coast man killed in crash near Lompoc identified

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN CHP officials have identified a Central Coast man who died following a head-on collision near Lompoc Sunday afternoon. Shortly before 4 p.m., 44-year-old Nils Gustavson of Lompoc was driving a 1997 Saab sedan westbound on Highway... (Continue reading)

CHP vehicle rams elderly wrong-way driver on Highway 101

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A CHP officer used a patrol vehicle early Thursday morning to ram the car of an elderly wrong-way driver on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County. [KSBY] Shortly after 2 a.m., 911 callers reported a wrong-way driver... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man injured, two killed in wrong-way driver crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A wrong-way driver and his passenger both died in a head-on collision with a vehicle driven by a Pismo Beach man on Highway 101 in Santa Maria over the weekend.  Two males were traveling southbound on northbound... (Continue reading)

Overturned wood chipper halts Highway 101 traffic outside SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A woodchipper that was being towed by a truck overturned on Highway 101 south of San Luis Obispo on Wednesday, blocking lanes and causing traffic to pile up. The truck went off the roadway at approximately 2:18... (Continue reading)

Semi-truck driver allegedly critically injures man in Highway 46 crash, then flees

By JOSH FRIEDMAN California Highway Patrol officers are searching for a semi-truck and its driver, who allegedly caused a collision on Highway 46 by the Shandon Rest Area Friday morning that left a Bay Area man in critical condition. Shortly... (Continue reading)

Driver hits pedestrian on Highway 1 near SLO sheriff’s office

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver struck and injured a male pedestrian on Highway 1 near the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning. The pedestrian ran in front of the vehicle on southbound Highway 1 by Kansas Avenue at... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies driver who escaped after high-speed chase in northern SLO County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The California Highway Patrol has identified Troy Deion Jones Webb as the man for whom authorities have been searching since a high-speed chase in northern San Luis Obispo County on Tuesday night. Shortly before 11 p.m., an... (Continue reading)

Two women killed in head-on crash near Buellton

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two women died and a man was seriously injured after a pair of vehicles collided head-on near Buellton on Sunday. Shortly after 5 p.m., Morgan Bouslaugh, 22, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet westbound on Santa Rosa Road... (Continue reading)

Three vehicles collide on Highway 46 near Templeton

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Three vehicles collided on Highway 46 West near Templeton Tuesday morning, which temporarily closed the highway. Shortly before 9 a.m., the vehicles collided on Highway 46 by Jack Creek Road. A GMC pickup truck sustained major front... (Continue reading)