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.


Silly String altercation leads to injuries

A Los Osos man, angered over a previous road rage incident, crashed into an uninvolved motorist who was knocked unconscious at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Chorro Street on Thursday at about 9 p.m. Several pranksters playing with Silly... (Continue reading)

Man blamed for deadly crash identified

Officers arrested 55-year-old Jeffrey LaChance of Paso Robles for allegedly causing an accident that left one woman dead Monday afternoon. LaChance was driving northbound on Highway 1 south of Hearst Castle when he attempted to pass a tour bus. He... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman killed in collision near Lake Nacimiento

UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol identified the woman killed in the Monday morning crash on Nacimiento Lake Drive as 63-year-old Cynthia Huntsberger of Paso Robles. Alicia Kropp, 40, also of Paso Robles, was not injured in the collision. An elderly... (Continue reading)

Driver dies after Buckley Road crash

A local man died Wednesday, nine days after an accident on Buckley Road and Thread Lane that also took the life of his passenger on September 19, the California Highway Patrol said. Hussam Najani, 47, was test driving a 2003... (Continue reading)

Man crashes stolen car into Templeton power pole

A 53-year-old man led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase through Templeton on Friday that ended when he struck a power pole on Township Road in his parents’ stolen car. [Tribune] Gregory Harrison’s parents informed officers that their white... (Continue reading)

SLO man dies in traffic accident

A San Luis Obispo man was killed Monday in a traffic accident at Buckley Road and Thread Lane in San Luis Obispo shortly after 6 p.m. Daniel Nadalsky, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene. Several others involved in the... (Continue reading)

Hit and run driver arrested

Police arrested a 34-year-old Oceano man Monday morning who allegedly fled the scene of a traffic accident two days earlier which left a motorcyclist injured on a Grover Beach roadway. Jason W. Wallin was taken into custody following an investigation... (Continue reading)

California traffic fatalities lowest since 1944

The number of California’ traffic fatalities in 2010 was the state’s lowest since 1944, when one-tenth the number of vehicles drove one-sixteenth the number of miles, said Chris Cochran, spokesman for the California Office of Traffic Safety. [Mercury] California... (Continue reading)

Dumb protester of the week

A motorcyclist participating in a protest ride against helmet laws died Saturday after he flipped over the bike’s handlebars and hit his head on the pavement. [AP] The accident happened Saturday afternoon in upstate New York near Syracuse. Phillip A.... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Nipomo crash

A violent collision in Nipomo has left two Santa Maria residents dead and three others injured. At about 4:20 p.m., a Chevy Cavalier crossed the double yellow line on Hutton Road and hit a pickup truck tearing the Cavalier in... (Continue reading)