Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’




Cambria woman killed in hit-and-run accident

A 67-year-old Cambria woman was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident Friday night near the Creekside Bar on Hollister Avenue in Santa Barbara, according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 9:45 p.m., Victoria Harris exited her parked car,... (Continue reading)

Officer arrested for DUI no longer with SLOPD

An officer arrested last month for driving under the influence of alcohol is no longer employed by the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Police cited personnel matters and did not release further details about Morris’s departure. [KSBY] Early in the... (Continue reading)

Truck spills human biosolid waste near Cambria

A tractor trailer loaded with 80,000 pounds of human biosolid waste tipped onto its side Friday on Highway 1 just south of Cambria spilling the waste onto the highway. Shortly before 9 a.m., the driver, Sergio Mercado Lepe, 45, of... (Continue reading)

K9 bites suspect this time in Arroyo Grande

Unlike a recent pursuit in Arroyo Grande, a police chase Wednesday ended with a K9 biting the leg of the suspect. This is the third time a Central Coast K9 officer has bit another officer or a suspect in less... (Continue reading)

Man assaults driver, car crashes in Nipomo

A 10-year-old child suffered critical injuries Monday evening, and a 57-year-old man is behind bars after a car rolled off Highway 101 in Nipomo and landed upside down on a frontage road. [KSBY] Around 5:15 p.m., a green Toyota Avalon... (Continue reading)

Traffic flowing in SLO County following mud cleanup

Traffic on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo County is now moving, following weekend delays caused by out-of-county mudslides. Flash flooding and mudslides led to the closure of parts of Interstate 5 and Highway 58 late last week, according to... (Continue reading)

Oceano man injured in roll over crash

A 41-year-old Ocean man suffered major injuries after he crashed on U.S. Highway 101 near 10th Street in San Miguel on Sunday, California Highway Patrol officials said. Shortly after 3 p.m., the Oceano man was headed southbound at about 70... (Continue reading)

Los Osos family suffers third accidental death

In a span of less than a year, a Los Osos family has lost three of its members in fatal crashes. The 24-year-old man killed Tuesday night in Los Osos has been identified as Michael Brito. Brito was struck by... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed in Los Osos

A 24-year-old Los Osos man died Tuesday night after being struck by a car on Los Osos Valley Road in front of the Trinity United Methodist Church. [KSBY] At about 8:30 p.m., the victim, who lives near the site of... (Continue reading)

Bicyclist killed near Cuesta College identified

A San Luis Obispo man who died in a bicycle accident near Cuesta College has been identified as 69-year-old Eugene George Sprull Jr. [Tribune] A half-ton pickup truck hit Sprull Wednesday afternoon on Highway 1 after the bicyclist veered in... (Continue reading)