Articles Tagged With ‘Highway 101’




Suspected DUI driver starts cross-county chase and standoff on highway

A driver suspected of DUI and hit-and-run led authorities on a chase in both southern San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County, which culminated with a standoff on Highway 101. [KSBY] Around 8:15 p.m. Monday, a caller reported... (Continue reading)

Four teens injured in possibly alcohol-induced crash in SLO

An 18-year-old man was ejected from an SUV on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo Tuesday night after he drove the vehicle off the highway and then back on, causing it to roll over. CHP officials say alcohol is suspected... (Continue reading)

Driver convicted of manslaughter in North County Christmas Eve crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury convicted a Las Vegas truck driver of four counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for the deaths of four San Miguel residents in a 2014 Christmas Eve crash. Philip Ken Trujillo now faces... (Continue reading)

Two people die in head-on crash on Highway 101

A 30-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man, both from Lincoln, Nebraska, died after a pickup truck crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 101 and collided head-on with their car. The crash occurred on Sunday south of Bradley Road in Monterey... (Continue reading)

Horse dies at Montana de Oro, bear hit on Cuesta Grade

On an apparently dangerous day for animals in San Luis Obispo County, a horse died in an accident at Montana de Oro State Park, and a bear was struck by a car on the Cuesta Grade. Around 4:40 p.m., a... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist flees CHP at 115 mph after allegedly stealing credit cards

A motorcyclist riding with stolen credit and gift cards fled officers at speeds of up to 115 mph on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo County Sunday, according to the CHP. The suspect managed to evade officers and get the... (Continue reading)

Wrong-way driver dies after slamming into big-rig on Highway 101

An elderly Santa Maria man driving the wrong way on Highway 101 crashed head-on into a semi-truck Tuesday night near Los Alamos. The crashed killed the wrong-way driver and sent his van tumbling into the highway median. At approximately 9... (Continue reading)

Officers chase wanted man across Atascadero and into Templeton vineyard

After hitting speeds of more than 100 mph and stealing an ATV in a Templeton vineyard, a 25-year-old man’s day fleeing local law enforcement came to an end. Around 8 a.m., Atascadero police received a report of a stolen vehicle... (Continue reading)

Officers chase wanted man in, out and in SLO County

A Paso Robles man who had a warrant out for his arrest led officers on a chase Monday evening  from Atascadero to Monterey County and back into San Luis Obispo County. The approximately hour-long pursuit ended on Highway 46 east... (Continue reading)

CHP catches one speeding motorcyclist, other gets away

California Highway Patrol officers caught one of two motorcyclists who were fleeing Thursday in South County at speeds of nearly 130 mph. [Tribune] Around 4:30 p.m., Grover Beach resident Robert Scott Waltos, 21, and Kayne Gloner were traveling at speeds... (Continue reading)