Articles Tagged With ‘injuries’




Woman slams U-Haul into tree, found later at hospital

A 30-year-old woman crashed a U-Haul pickup truck into a tree in rural Templeton, then left the scene. Authorities later tracked the woman to a local hospital. [KSBY] Shortly before 10 a.m., other drivers in... (Continue reading)

Star pitcher who lost eye retires, returns to Cal Poly

Seven months after losing his right eye in a freak accident involving an exercise band, former Cal Poly ace and minor league pitcher, Matt Imhof, announced he is retiring from baseball as a player and... (Continue reading)

SLO man ends up in coma after Halloween accident

A 21-year-old San Luis Obispo man has undergone two brain surgeries and is in critical condition following an accident at a Halloween party. [Tribune] On Friday night, Mathew Papaleo attended a Halloween costume party at... (Continue reading)

SLO County man injured but alive after leap off Hawaii waterfall, video

Prior to returning to his native San Luis Obispo County, a 21-year-old man living in Hawaii had a calling to jump off a Hawaiian waterfall. The landing knocked Shiloh Shahan unconscious and tore some of... (Continue reading)

Firefighter injured in new blaze near Lake Nacimiento

A firefighter suffered burns and was airlifted to a hospital Wednesday while battling a new blaze that broke out near Lake Nacimiento. The firefighter’s condition is currently unclear. [KCOY] At 1:25 p.m., firefighters responded to... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Montana de Oro

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted an injured hiker from Montana De Oro State Park Sunday morning. The hiker was injured on the Valencia Peak Trail around 10:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire. Fire trucks... (Continue reading)

Woman hit by train in Pismo Beach

A train struck a 22-year-old woman who was apparently walking her bicycle on a railroad bridge in Pismo Beach Wednesday night. The woman survived with undisclosed injuries. At approximately 10:13 p.m., police officers found Pismo... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man dies in Central Valley car crash

A Paso Robles man died in a head-on collision Friday night in Fresno County, according to the California Highway Patrol. [Fresno Bee] The Paso Robles man was driving a 1994 Mazda on Highway 33 near... (Continue reading)

California man loses both hands in fireworks explosion

A man in his 40s lost both of his hands Friday when fireworks exploded prematurely in a San Jose July 4 celebration. [Mercury News] San Jose police said that the man was igniting illegal fireworks... (Continue reading)

12 ASH employees injured in March

Atascadero State Hospital continues to have multiple employee injuries with aggressive patients injuring 12 employees in March. [Tribune] Preliminary reports from ASH show that the assaults occurred from March 5 through the 28 and resulted... (Continue reading)