Articles Tagged With ‘major injuries’




Helicopter airlifts hiker out of Montana de Oro

A CHP helicopter airlifted an injured hiker, who reportedly broke his ankle while he was 1.5 miles up a trail in Montana de Oro State Park, to a local hospital on Sunday. [Tribune] Shortly after 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire received... (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 Tap It Brewing Co. dressed... (Continue reading)

Boy forgives former coach who caused near-fatal crash

During a teary sentencing hearing in which even the judge cried, a former wrestling coach said he wished he could hug the boy he harmed during a drug induced crash. The boy said he had never seen his coach so... (Continue reading)

Homeless woman stabbed in Santa Maria

A homeless was stabbed early Monday while she was camping in a trashcan enclosure behind two businesses in Santa Maria. Police said the woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, but she is reportedly recovering from surgery. [KSBY] Santa Maria police and... (Continue reading)

Crashes on LOVR in SLO send four to hospital

In a span of less than 24 hours, three car crashes occurred on Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obipso, sending a total of four people to the hospital. The accidents left three people with major injuries, two of... (Continue reading)

Big-rig hits minivan on Highway 46, seven people injured

Five people suffered major injuries and two were airlifted to the hospital after a semi-truck collided with a minivan on Highway 46 Tuesday morning. One of the passengers in the minivan was ejected during the collision and another was partially... (Continue reading)

Angry driver slams into intoxicated pedestrian in downtown SLO

After a suspected drunk pedestrian reacted angrily to a driver honking his horn and ploughing through a downtown San Luis Obispo intersection Sunday night, the driver reversed course and slammed into the man. Police officers arrested the driver, and emergency... (Continue reading)

Six injured in head-on crash near San Simeon

A Southern California man tried to pass four vehicles while driving on Highway 1 near San Simeon Sunday evening. Almost immediately after crossing double yellow lines, he crashed head-on into a vehicle carrying four women and a 6-year-old girl, all of... (Continue reading)

Three cars collide in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap

A three-car crash in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap area sent one vehicle plunging off the road and five people to Cottage Hospital. In all, eight people suffered injuries in the crash, and five had to be extricated from vehicles.... (Continue reading)

Highway 46 crash injures two people

An ambulance transported two people to a hospital Sunday afternoon following a head-on collision in northeastern San Luis Obispo County. The crash occurred on Highway 46 at Jack Ranch, according to Cal Fire. Officials have not disclosed the extent of... (Continue reading)