Articles Tagged With ‘Highway 58’




Woman killed in solo crash near Santa Margarita

A 25-year-old Idaho woman died after crashing her Ford pickup truck near Santa Margarita Monday evening. Around 5:50 p.m., a woman from Rathdrum, Idaho was driving a 2001 Ford F350 northbound on Parkhill Road south of Highway 58 when she... (Continue reading)

CHP conducts DUI checkpoint following Pozo Saloon concert

The California Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint Saturday night in Santa Margarita. Authorities stopped drivers as they were leaving a concert at the Pozo Saloon. CHP... (Continue reading)

Creston man killed in Highway 58 crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a crash east of Santa Margarita on Friday as John Elton Suhrke, 69, of Creston. At 4:15 p.m., Suhrke was driving eastbound on Highway 58 in a 2007 Kia when... (Continue reading)

Passenger killed in crash near Santa Margarita

A passenger was killed Friday evening in a single vehicle accident on Highway 58 about eight miles east of Santa Margarita, according to the California Highway Patrol. The passenger was thrown from the vehicle as it went over an embankment.... (Continue reading)

Charges recommended for deadly DUI crash on Highway 58

The California Highway Patrol is recommending a vehicular manslaughter charge against a San Luis Obispo woman accused of causing a fatal collision while driving intoxicated. The crash, which occurred on Highway 58, killed Denise Lyn Fox, 56, of Santa Margarita.... (Continue reading)

Person killed in Santa Margarita crash

A woman died Saturday after an oncoming drunk driver drove into her lane and caused a head-on collision. At the time of the crash, traffic on Highway 58 was heavy because of attendees leaving a concert at the Pozo Saloon.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man seriously injured in crash near Santa Margarita

An Atascadero motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a crash with a Pontiac Grand Prix on Highway 58 near the Santa Margarita Cemetery, according to a California Highway Patrol collision report. Alan Dunivan, 55, was passing cars at a... (Continue reading)

Traffic flowing in SLO County following mud cleanup

Traffic on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo County is now moving, following weekend delays caused by out-of-county mudslides. Flash flooding and mudslides led to the closure of parts of Interstate 5 and Highway 58 late last week, according to... (Continue reading)

Smoke plumes rise from Cuesta Fire

Over the weekend, San Luis Obispo County firefighters dealt with seven hot spots that flared up within the Cuesta Fire containment lines. [KSBY] At about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, people began reporting two plumes of smoke on a hillside off... (Continue reading)

North County mother and son killed in accidents last weekend

Just hours after his mother died in a car crash in Santa Margarita on Saturday, an Atascadero man died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday. On Saturday afternoon, Donna Dean Magee, 56, of Templeton died in a single vehicle accident.... (Continue reading)