Articles Tagged With ‘car crash’




Two children killed in rural SLO County crash

A car crash Monday on Highway 166 in rural San Luis Obispo County left two children dead and five other people in the hospital. Authorities have arrested a suspect who allegedly caused the crash. Shortly before 5 p.m., a 36-year-old... (Continue reading)

Bus carrying farmworkers catches fire and crashes

A fiery bus with no one at the wheel rolled down a Santa Barbara County Highway and crashed into a ditch Thursday afternoon. Six people were injured and taken to the hospital, although only person suffered major injuries. [KEYT] Shortly... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles crash leaves four people hospitalized

Four people went to the hospital Monday evening after two pickup trucks drove off Highway 101 in Paso Robles. One of the trucks rolled down an embankment, while the other drove up an embankment, launched into the air and landed... (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)

Another 400-pound bear killed on Highway 101

For the third consecutive month, a driver struck and killed a bear on a Central Coast highway. As with an April crash, a 400-pound black bear died on Highway 101. [KCOY] Around 5:50 a.m. Monday, a semi-truck collided with a... (Continue reading)

DUI driver flips Cadillac, knocks out power in SLO

A man suspected of driving under the influence crashed a Cadillac SUV into power pole wiring in San Luis Obispo knocking out electricity to more than 2,400 customers, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Around 10:26 p.m. Tuesday,... (Continue reading)

Three cars collide in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap

A three-car crash in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap area sent one vehicle plunging off the road and five people to Cottage Hospital. In all, eight people suffered injuries in the crash, and five had to be extricated from vehicles.... (Continue reading)

CHP officer injured in crash near Hearst Castle

An on-duty California Highway Patrol officer suffered a broken collarbone Thursday evening when he crashed on Highway 1 near Hearst Castle. A truck smashed into the side of the CHP cruiser while the officer was attempting to make a U-turn.... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested for felony DUI crash in Nipomo

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a 19-year-old Los Osos man on a felony DUI charge following a crash in Nipomo on Sunday. Around 1:25 p.m., Christopher Paul Dolan was driving northbound on Highway 101 just south of Tefft Street when... (Continue reading)

Parolee drives off Cuesta Grade, runs away

A parolee fell asleep at the wheel while driving on the Cuesta Grade, drove across Highway 101, crashed through a brick fence and landed in a ravine. He then fled on foot and was arrested by CHP officers. [Tribune] On... (Continue reading)