Articles Tagged With ‘Collision’


A collision is an event in which two or more bodies exert forces on each other for a relatively short time. Although the most common colloquial use of the word “collision” refers to incidents in which two or more objects collide, the scientific use of the word “collision” implies nothing about the magnitude of the force.

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Man killed at Oceano Dunes identified

California state parks has identified the man who died in an ATV crash at the Oceano Dunes Sunday as Francisco Javier Gonzales Casillas, of Richmond. Casillas was 42. [Tribune] Casillas died around 11:30 a.m. from injuries he suffered in the... (Continue reading)

6 elementary students hit by car in Orcutt

An Alice Shaw Elementary School student was airlifted to the hospital after a 91-year-old woman crashed her car into six second-grade students who were standing in the lunch line. At about 11:45 a.m., the elderly woman was attempting to pick... (Continue reading)

Man dies in crash at Oceano Dunes

A man died in an ATV crash at the Oceano Dunes on Sunday. The victim is believed to be approximately 40 years old. [KSBY] At about 11:30 a.m., the man was riding alone in an ATV, reportedly at high speeds,... (Continue reading)

Tanker crashes, spills fuel in Santa Barbara County

An 18-wheel oil tanker crashed, turned over and leaked fuel early Friday morning in Santa Barbara County on Highway 154 and Zaca Station Road, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The location is northwest of Los Olivos. KSBY... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist killed near Morro Bay

A motorcyclist died Monday afternoon in a head-on collision on Southbound Highway 41 near Morro Bay,  according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 3:36 p.m., the victim was riding at the back of a pack of motorcyclists near Bear... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man killed in crash

A Paso Robles man was killed Sunday evening after he drove into a tree off Airport Road near Highway 46, according to a Paso Robles press release. Shortly before 9 p.m., the vehicle 51-year-old Mark Steven Portney was driving veered... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman seriously injured in crash

A Paso Robles woman suffered major injuries Thursday afternoon after her car veered off U.S. Highway 101 and hit a tree. The 58-year-old woman then spent the night trapped in her car, according to the California Highway Patrol. On Thursday... (Continue reading)

Person killed, two suffer major injuries in Highway 46 crash

A 25-year-old Fresno man died and two people suffered major injuries in a head-on collision  in northeastern San Luis Obispo County Thursday evening on Highway 46 west of Highway 41. The accident site in the same area where actor James... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man severely injured in DUI crash

An Arroyo Grande man crashed his pickup into a tree and suffered major injuries while allegedly driving under the influence Saturday evening. [Tribune] Dean Clark, 49, was driving a Dodge pickup eastbound on Los Berros Road in rural Arroyo Grande... (Continue reading)

Atascadero woman hit by a car

An Atascadero woman is in the hospital after a car struck her Sunday evening as she was attempting to cross Highway 101, according to the CHP. Shortly before 8 p.m., Karen Groves, 56, was illegally crossing Highway 101 near Vineyard... (Continue reading)