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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Tree falls on firefighter from SLO County

A firefighter who resides in San Luis Obispo County suffered major injuries, including broken vertebrae, after a tree fell on him in Eastern Tulare County. Damien Pereira, 25, was mopping up a small wildland fire around 6:30 p.m. Friday when... (Continue reading)

Atascadero woman killed in crash, 5 others injured

A 19-year-old Atascadero woman died in a car crash on Highway 46 Thursday night that left an additional five people, including two babies, in the hospital. [Tribune] The crash occurred near Templeton at the intersection of Highway 46 West and... (Continue reading)

Child dies in rural Paso Robles ATV accident

An 8-year-old girl was killed Thursday when the ATV her father was driving overturned at Heritage Ranch near Lake Nacimiento. [KSBY] Shortly after 7 p.m., the father and daughter were riding on Heritage Road near Heritage Loop Road. The father... (Continue reading)

Person dies in crash near Paso Robles

One person has died following a car crash in rural Paso Robles. [Tribune] Law enforcement received a report of the crash shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was found on Chimney Rock and Adelaida roads near Justin Vineyards &... (Continue reading)

DUI driver critically injures pedestrian

A Los Osos man was allegedly drunk when he crashed into a pedestrian in San Luis Obispo who was walking in a crosswalk Friday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was making a turn onto... (Continue reading)

Wrong-way DUI driver swipes cop car near Men’s Colony

A woman allegedly sideswiped a patrol car while driving intoxicated and in the wrong direction on Highway 1 Monday evening. [KSBY] Shortly after 8 p.m., a caller reported a woman was driving a white Honda Civic northbound in the southbound... (Continue reading)

Trailer overturns on Highway 101 near Avila Beach

A truck towing a white trailer overturned and then crashed into another truck on Highway 101 near Avila Beach Drive Thursday morning. Cal Fire tweeted a photo of the rollover, which shows traffic backed up on Northbound Highway 101. There... (Continue reading)

Crash victims escape SLO cemetery alive

A pickup truck left the road, drove through a fence and into San Luis Cemetery Monday evening. [KSBY] The driver and passenger sustained just minor injuries in the crash. An ambulance responded to the scene and medical personnel treated the... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Nipomo hit-and-run

A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run at Highway 101 and the Tefft Street exit in Nipomo on Saturday night. Shortly after 9:15 p.m., a motorist reported what they thought was a dead animal on the highway. Officers... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly freshman killed in crash

A Cal Poly architecture student traveling to his brother’s graduation died on Friday, his mother posted on Facebook. Keigen Langholff had enrolled in Cal Poly last Year. He was headed to his younger brother’s graduation in Silverdale Wash. when he... (Continue reading)