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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High youth wrestling coach allegedly caused Nipomo crash

A 10-year-old Santa Maria boy suffered numerous fractures, head injures, a failed kidney and a collapsed lung after his youth wrestling coach, who was allegedly high on drugs, caused a car crash in Nipomo last month. [KSBY] Several days ago,... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman thrown off scooter on Highway 101

A Nipomo woman suffered major injuries Sunday morning after her scooter collided with a car on Highway 101, according to the California Highway Patrol. Shortly before 8 a.m., Bettina Annette Williams, 49, was riding a 2012 Yamaha Majesty scooter southbound... (Continue reading)

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)

Woman gets trapped under her car in Cambria

A woman was reportedly run over by her own car Tuesday evening outside the Cambria Pines Lodge. [KSBY] The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the hotel’s restaurant. The woman was at the Cambria Pines Lodge... (Continue reading)

Forklift tips over in SLO, man severely injured

A worker suffered severe leg injuries after a forklift tipped over at a San Luis Obispo construction site. The accident occurred Wednesday afternoon, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department. The man was taken to the Sierra Vista Hospital... (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)

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)

Person killed in crash near Santa Maria

A person died in a head-on collision Sunday morning east of Santa Maria. The crash occurred near Sisquoc at Santa Maria Mesa Road and Tepusquet Road, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The vehicles collided around 9:45 a.m.... (Continue reading)

Bicyclist killed in accident with truck

A 60-year-old bicyclist died after being hit by a truck Monday on Highway 1 near Cuesta College, according to the California Highway Patrol. Shortly after 1 p.m., the man was headed northbound on Highway 1 when he veered to the... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man dies in ATV crash

A 69-year-old man died after crashing his ATV on his rural Paso Robles property Monday morning. The California Highway Patrol has identified the man as William Schaffer. The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Schaffer was driving a Kubota ATV, which... (Continue reading)