Articles Tagged With ‘truck collisions’




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Man killed in head-on crash with semi at highways 41 and 46 “Y”

For at least the seventh time this year, a person died in a car crash near the Highway 41 and Highway 46 “Y.” On Monday night, a man driving an Acura Integra slammed head-on into a semi-truck while trying to... (Continue reading)

Truck driver gets six years for deadly Christmas Eve crash

A Las Vegas truck driver received a six-year prison sentence for several vehicular manslaughter convictions stemming from a 2014 Christmas Eve crash that killed four San Miguel residents. Philip Ken Trujillo, 57, entered court on Thursday attempting to get a... (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)

Another driver dies in crash on Highway 166

For the second time in a span of about 36 hours, a person died Tuesday in a crash on Highway 166. The accident was the fifth fatal collision on the highway since early September. Around 6:30 a.m., a Dodge van... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man narrowly avoids nosedive off Highway 101

A 32-year-old Atascadero man and cancer survivor narrowly avoided plunging off a bridge after he crashed his truck on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County Thursday morning. Authorities say there is about a 50-foot drop off the bridge. [KEYT] Around... (Continue reading)

Crash north of Paso Robles kills at least one person

At least one person died in a crash on Highway 101 north of Paso Robles Tuesday morning. A Saab collided with a semi truck at around 4:50 a.m. near the Wellsona Road truck stop, according to the CHP. Authorities have... (Continue reading)

Another 400-pound bear killed on Highway 101

For the third consecutive month, a driver struck and killed a bear on a Central Coast highway. As with an April crash, a 400-pound black bear died on Highway 101. [KCOY] Around 5:50 a.m. Monday, a semi-truck collided with a... (Continue reading)

Semi crashes, spills diesel in SLO

A vehicle collided with a semi-truck in Downtown San Luis Obispo Monday, causing between one and five gallons of diesel fuel to pour into a storm drain. [Tribune] Around 11:45 a.m., an 18-wheel delivery truck made a wide right turn... (Continue reading)

Driver hits parked cars, cars hit Cayucos homes

Two vehicles rolled into Cayucos homes Sunday morning after a San Luis Obispo man fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into five parked cars. [Tribune] Robert Covey, 35, dozed off at 8:05 a.m. while traveling south on Highway 1,... (Continue reading)

Major injuries suffered in Paso Robles crash

Two Central Valley men suffered major injuries after their pickup crashed into the back of a semi-truck in Paso Robles Saturday morning. [Tribune] A preliminary investigation found the driver of the pickup fell asleep prior to the crash, Paso Robles... (Continue reading)



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