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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Plane crashes in California parking lot, video

Five people aboard a small plane died Sunday after the aircraft fell from the sky head first and crashed into a busy Orange County parking lot. [CBS News] Dashcam footage shows the plane abruptly taking a nosedive and slamming into... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria teenager killed in crash on dirt road

A 16-year-old girl was killed and her sister was injured in a car crash on a dirt road off Tepusquet Canyon Road east of Santa Maria on Thursday, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] During the late afternoon, Jane... (Continue reading)

Police searching for driver who hit fire hydrant in SLO

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a driver who slammed into a fire hydrant Thursday morning and then fled the scene as the hydrant burst. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6 a.m., he driver hit a fire hydrant on... (Continue reading)

Person killed in crash on Highway 101 near the Cuesta Grade

One person was killed Sunday evening after a pickup truck crashed on the Cuesta Grade. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 5 p.m., a Chevrolet pickup truck flipped over on southbound Highway 101 at the intersection of Fox Hollow Road near... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man killed in Highway 101 crash

A 71-year-old Atascadero man died following a rollover crash on Highway 101 Sunday afternoon that also left a 72-year-old woman hospitalized. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 5 p.m., Thomas Cahill was driving a 1989 Alfa Romeo convertible northbound near San... (Continue reading)

Atascadero track star killed in crash

A former Atascadero High track star was killed and her sister was critically injured Tuesday morning in a crash on Highway 198 just west of Highway 5. [Cal Coast Times] Brittni Frace, 20, of Paso Robles was pronounced dead at... (Continue reading)

Woman dies in DUI wreck in Orcutt

A man who was allegedly speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol on a wet road crashed his car early Monday morning in Orcutt. The crash killed a woman who was in the vehicle, and the driver was subsequently... (Continue reading)

Person suffers life-threatening injuries in three-way LOVR crash

Three drivers, two of whom collided head-on, ended up in the hospital Tuesday morning following a crash on Los Osos Valley Road. At least one driver suffered life-threatening injuries. [KSBY] Around 8:40 a.m., two trucks crashed head-on, and a third... (Continue reading)

Drugged man who killed Los Osos teen pleads no contest

A 24-year-old Paso Robles man pleaded no contest earlier this month to a single felony count of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Los Osos teen. Alexander Paul Gonzales allegedly hit and killed the teen just minutes after receiving... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man killed in fiery crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man killed Saturday in a fiery wreck on Highway 101 in Paso Robles as Anthony Ray Riso, 31. Shortly after 1 p.m., Riso, of Paso Robles, was driving a Shelby Mustang southbound near... (Continue reading)