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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Appellate court frees man from SLO County Jail

A California appellate court has freed a man from San Luis Obispo County Jail whom it deemed was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter. [New Times] Rene Rojas was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the accidental death of his friend. The conviction... (Continue reading)

SLO man dies after Cayucos paragliding crash

A 55-year-old San Luis Obispo man died after a paragliding accident Friday afternoon in Cayucos. Shortly after 1 p.m., the man crash landed in an open field east of Highway 1 and 1,200 yards south of the Cal Fire station... (Continue reading)

Man survives plunge into SLO meat grinder

A worker at a wholesale grocer in San Luis Obispo almost lost his life inside a meat grinder Thursday, but a co-worker came to the rescue. [Tribune] At about 2 p.m., the worker, who is described as a man in... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist killed in Templeton crash

An Arizona man died Thursday morning after being ejected from a motorcycle that collided with a semi-truck on Highway 46 near Vineyard Drive in Templeton. Shortly after 10 a.m., the semi-truck, which was headed west on Highway 46, slowed to... (Continue reading)

Cambria siblings killed in crash, driver was victim’s boyfriend

A 20-year-old woman and her 11-year-old brother died in a crash Tuesday afternoon in which the woman’s longterm boyfriend plunged a pickup more than 200 feet off a cliff adjacent to Highway 46 West. [KSBY] Patience Robbins, 20, and William... (Continue reading)

Cambria woman and boy killed in crash

A boy and a 20-year-old woman, both residents of Cambria, died Tuesday afternoon when a pickup truck plunged 300 feet off a cliff adjacent to Highway 46 West. [KSBY] The crash occurred eight miles east of Highway 1. A 22-year-old... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman injured in rollover crash

A Paso Robles woman suffered major injuries Sunday morning after she lost control of her car and crashed on U.S. Highway 101 in San Miguel, according to the California Highway Patrol. Shortly before 3 a.m., Blanca Renteria, 24, was heading... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student dies in stairwell collapse

A 26-year-old Cal Poly graduate student died in a staircase collapse at a Folsom apartment complex last week. Shaun Xiang “Chris” Yuan was a master’s student in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, according to a statement released... (Continue reading)

Big rig flips, falls into Arroyo Grande ditch

A semi-truck hauling two trailers packed with hay landed in an Arroyo Grande drainage ditch Tuesday night after flipping over and falling down a 20-foot embankment. [KSBY] The driver managed to extricate himself, even though the truck was wedged into... (Continue reading)

Water leaks for hours in Los Osos after construction mishap

Water flowed into the streets of Los Osos for more than five hours Monday, following a construction accident in which a sewer repair contractor struck a water main. [Tribune] The water main broke around 10:30 a.m. at Green Oaks Drive... (Continue reading)