Articles Tagged With ‘major injuries’




Elderly woman in critical condition after Santa Maria house explosion

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An 83-year-old woman, who suffered burns inside the house that exploded in Santa Maria last week, remains in critical condition in the aftermath of the incident. [KSBY]  On the afternoon of Aug. 23,  an open natural gas... (Continue reading)

Man airlifted to hospital after crash at Oceano Dunes

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted a man to the hospital following an ATV crash at the Oceano Dunes on Friday. [Tribune] Shortly before 11 a.m., a 59-year-old man was riding a rental ATV at the Oceano Dunes off-roading area.... (Continue reading)

Child suffers head injury in July 4th dirt bike crash in Templeton

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 10-year-old child suffered a head injury and likely broke a bone in a dirt bike collision in Templeton on Tuesday. [Tribune] The child was riding a dirt bike on private property on South Main Street. A... (Continue reading)

Pony gets spooked, injures woman at Templeton 4th of July Parade

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A pony got spooked and stormed into the crowd at the Templeton 4th of July Parade Tuesday morning, resulting in a woman being hospitalized. The pony was pulling a cart with two people inside as part of... (Continue reading)

Juvenile in critical condition after Santa Maria crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officers are investigating a crash that left a juvenile in critical condition in Santa Maria on July 4.  Shortly before 5:30 a.m., a car crashed at the intersection of Donovan Road and Pepperwood Place. Officers arrived at... (Continue reading)

Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver in a truck and a 20-year-old male bicyclist crashed in San Luis Obispo on Friday, leaving the man in  critical condition. Shortly before 4 p.m., caller reported the crash at the intersection of Grand Avenue... (Continue reading)

Goleta man slices victim’s fingers with a machete

Following an argument Friday night, a Goleta man badly sliced a 51-year-old male’s fingers using a machete, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials say the attacker and the victim were acquaintances. The attack occurred shortly before... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist injured in Paso Robles crash

Police officers found a motorcyclist in a Paso Robles intersection suffering from injuries following a collision with a car on Monday. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., the car crashed into the motorcyclist in the intersection of Spring Street and Seventh Street,... (Continue reading)

Vehicle plunges 300 feet off Highway 154 in Santa Barbara County

Two men suffered major injuries but survived after their vehicle plunged about 300 feet off the side of a road in Santa Barbara County on Sunday. Shortly after 2 p.m., the vehicle went off Highway 154 near the Windy Gap.... (Continue reading)

Templeton woman breaks her legs after going airborne on Highway 101

A 54-year-old Templeton woman lost control of her pickup truck on Highway 101, went airborne and slammed into an overpass in Atascadero. The woman suffered broken legs in the wreck. At about 3:20 p.m. Monday, Melissa Diane Gootkin was driving... (Continue reading)