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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Helicopter crashes on Highway 101

A helicopter crashed and flipped on Highway 101 in Salinas shortly after 6 a.m. injuring the pilot who walked away from the crash. The pilot complained of suffering vertigo just before the crash. He was carrying a load of water... (Continue reading)

Students mourn loss of 3rd-grader as details emerge about driver in deadly big-rig crash

Just a few yards from the door third-grader Jaciel Tellez passed through on the first day of school Monday, Franklin School Principal Casie Killgore briefed the media Wednesday on how the campus is handling the news of his death. [Noozhawk] Eight-year-old... (Continue reading)

Truck crashes into Santa Barbara home killing three

A heavily loaded gravel truck crashed into a small home in Santa Barbara earlier today killing a man, woman and child. [MercuryNews] Rescue crews are looking for another child that might be trapped in the collapsed building. Police said the... (Continue reading)

Fatal motorcycle accident near Santa Margarita

A 32-year-old Kerman man died Sunday evening after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a guard rail on Highway 101 near Tassajara Creek Road just south of Santa Margarita at about 7 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.... (Continue reading)

Is there fair justice?

He was convicted of felony manslaughter and drug possession, but he never spent a day in jail. In fact, he was permitted to leave the country to vacation in Europe while on unsupervised probation. Rubin family members are upset that Alex... (Continue reading)

Woman survives for five days after crashing down ravine

In an incredible story of survival, a Carlsbad woman is recovering after crashing 300 feet down a ravine off Highway 166 about 2.5 miles east of Tepusquet Road. [KSBY] The woman, who does not remember the accident, tried to call... (Continue reading)

Governor to motorists: Drive carefully

Five California Highway patrol officers have died in the line of duty during the last two months, including three who were hit and killed by motorists on freeway or highway shoulders. The back-to-back deaths of two officers on Sunday, including... (Continue reading)

CHP officer killed in Paso Robles

A California Highway Patrol officer was struck by a motorist at Spanish Camp and River Roads in Paso Robles around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. According to the CHP, a woman driving a Toyota Corolla turned a corner at high speed... (Continue reading)

Texting driver blamed for San Luis Obispo power outage

A male driver who allegedly took his eyes off the road while texting on his cell phone crashed his car and caused a power outage in the neighborhoods surrounding Cal Poly Sunday afternoon. [Tribune] The driver’s Toyota Camry crashed into... (Continue reading)

Body found hours after crash

A 2007 graduate of Nipomo High School, who was attending Allan Hancock College, was found dead early Thursday on the side of Stanton Road near Lyn Road in Arroyo Grande. [SantaMariaTimes] Alicia Renee Carreras, 20, veered of the road and... (Continue reading)

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