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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Sex and the Los Osos sewer

A vehicle crash into a San Luis Obispo creek has revealed the extent of a personal relationship between a top county official and a Los Osos Community Services District board member—raising allegations of a possible conflict of interest. Accusations that Paavo... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Avila Beach roll over crash

UPDATE: Evan Green, 21, of Chico was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving following an early morning crash in Avila Beach on Friday. Two passengers, both 21-years-old, were killed. Jacob Zimmer, 21, of Castro Valley was transported to Sierra... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police officer hits pedestrian

An Arroyo Grande police officer hit a pedestrian on Wesley Street in the Village shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday. The unnamed officer was making a left turn in his police car from West Branch Street to Wesley Street when... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver hits power pole on Los Osos Valley Road

A roll-over accident involving a suspected drunk driver on Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo resulted in a power outage and a partial road closure on Monday. Kelsey Leatherbury, 26, of San Luis Obispo was driving southbound on... (Continue reading)

SUV crashes into San Luis Obispo apartment

A San Luis Obispo man lost control of his black Ford Explorer and crashed it into an apartment building on Foothill Boulevard off Crandall Way near Cal Poly at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters extracted Michael Riefler, 20, from the... (Continue reading)

Woman injured in hit and run

An unknown man fled the scene after crashing into a San Luis Obispo woman riding her bicycle at about 2 a.m. today. The man was traveling westbound on Buchon Street in a green Mazda Protégé when he struck the woman,... (Continue reading)

High speed chase ends in fatal crash

UPDATE: Jeffrey Douglas Filipponi, 32, of Santa Margarita died earlier today when he crashed his Acura while fleeing from police on the ramp from Highway 101 to Highway 58. Original story: A high speed chase that started in Pismo Beach... (Continue reading)

Man killed in ATV accident at the Oceano dunes

A 38-year-old man was killed after he was thrown from the all terrain vehicle he was riding at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area on Saturday. [KCOY] The unidentified man was riding on the dunes when he flipped his... (Continue reading)

2 critically injured in plane crash

Two men from San Luis Obispo County were critically injured when their twin-engine plane crashed near the San Bernardino Airport on Monday. [LATimes] The victims, Lonny Rollins, 39, of San Luis Obispo and Greg Fitzgerald, 61, of Paso Robles were... (Continue reading)

Birds 1, Cockfighters 0

A Central Coast man died after being stabbed in the leg at a cockfight by a bird that had a knife attached to its own limb. [AP] Jose Luis Ochoa, 35, of Lamont, was declared dead at a hospital about... (Continue reading)