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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Sports car, semi collide on Highway 46

Emergency responders treated patients for major injuries Sunday evening after a Ford Mustang collided head-on with a semi-truck in Northeastern San Luis Obispo County. [KSBY] The crash occurred just before 5 p.m. on Highway 46 near the intersection with Highway... (Continue reading)

Suicidal driver plunges off cliff near Cayucos amid chase

A man ended a CHP chase Wednesday by plunging his car off a cliff near Cayucos, but he managed to survive with non life-threatening injuries. [Tribune] The CHP is not yet identifying the man. Officers say he was suicidal, and... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police tase drunk driver on the run

A Paso Robles man reportedly driving under the influence of alcohol crashed his gold Cadillac Escalade into a street sign and a tree on Thursday and fled by foot before an officer used a Taser to end to the chase.... (Continue reading)

Multiple hit-and-run accidents in Santa Maria

Santa Maria police arrested two people involved in a series of hit-and-run accidents that left multiple people injured on Friday night and Saturday afternoon. On Saturday, Santa Maria police arrested a 21-year-old woman after she was allegedly involved in two... (Continue reading)

Professional bicyclist in critical condition after Lompoc crash

Two professional bicyclists collided in Lompoc Wednesday morning, leaving one rider in critical condition. [KSBY] The bicyclists were participating in a professional bike race, according to the Lompoc Police Department. The collision, which occurred around 10:45 a.m., caused the critically... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles teen suffers major injuries in crash

A Paso Robles teen broke multiple bones in a crash Tuesday morning, and emergency personnel later airlifted her to Stanford University Hospital. Shortly before 8 a.m., Karley Jean Maldonado, 18, was driving a 2002 Volkswagen convertible on Union Road near... (Continue reading)

More than 300 California dentists suspected of Medicaid abuse

A federal audit of dental bills covered by Medicaid found that 329 dentists in California engaged in questionable billing practices. [Contra Costa Times] The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services audit also identified six orthodontists in California with questionable... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man killed in crash on Highway 101

A 26-year-old Nipomo man died Thursday following a truck crash on Highway 101 in Shell Beach. Shortly after 6 p.m., Alex James Robinson was driving southbound in a flatbed truck carrying contracting tools. Robinson made a turning movement toward the... (Continue reading)

CMC guard killed in bike crash near Paso Robles

California Men’s Colony correctional officer Larry McCracken died in a dirt bike crash in rural Paso Robles Monday afternoon. [KSBY] McCracken was 61. He was a 16-year veteran at CMC and was still employed as a correctional officer at the time... (Continue reading)

Motorcycle passenger killed in SLO crash

A 29-year-old woman died after being ejected from a motorcycle that collided with a pickup truck Thursday night just outside of San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] The CHP has identified the victim as Molly Bear. The driver of the motorcycle, 47-year-old... (Continue reading)