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  • UCSB student educates community about the dangers of carbon monoxide

    January 24, 2012 9:00 PM

    It's colorless, odorless, and tasteless. You don't know it's there, but it can hurt you the same way it harmed Nikkie Sedaghat. "They told my mother, she had a two percent chance of living. She's not going to wake up for 6 months to a year, and she might... more »
  • Teen comes to the rescue after accident on train tracks

    November 23, 2010 9:46 PM

    A local teenager is being haled a hero tonight after helping to rescue another teenager who had fallen onto railroad tracks. 14-year-old Kerry Eddy is in stable condition tonight after undergoing major surgery this afternoon at Cottage Hospital. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department says Eddy fell from... more »
  • Rainfall leaves behind extensive damage

    October 6, 2010 9:31 PM

    The wet weather on the Central Coast has already left a path of damage in its wake. A local church is cleaning up extensive water damage from last night's rains, and drivers are getting an early taste normal winter weather. The rain did damage both inside and out. It... more »
  • Survivor of boating accident shares experience exclusively with KSBY

    October 6, 2010 1:38 AM

    One of the survivors of this weekend's boating accident in Morro Bay shares his horrifying experience exclusively with KSBY. He was one of two people who managed to survive when their fishing boat capsized in the fog Saturday near Morro Bay Harbor. A third person was not so lucky. ... more »
  • Alcohol suspected in deadly wrong way crash

    July 8, 2010 1:50 PM

    Investigators say a 48-year-old man from the San Bernadino area is dead after heading the wrong way on Highway 101 early Thursday morning. It happened around 2:20 AM on the Santa Maria Way over crossing and the California Highway Patrol believes alcohol was a factor. The CHP says a... more »
  • Arroyo Grande man identified in fatal construction accident

    June 18, 2010 3:14 PM

    The man who was killed in a construction accident on Highway 135 on Thursday has been identified as Daniel Toste, 67, from Arroyo Grande. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. on Highway 135 near West Foster Road. According to a spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol, a construction truck... more »
  • Santa Maria man dies in Highway 154 accident

    June 2, 2010 6:05 PM

    Michael Highberger, 81, from Santa Maria, died at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Highway 154 Wednesday morning. According to the California Highway Patrol, Highberger stopped at the intersection of Hwy. 154 and Hwy. 246, then failed to yield to a second vehicle travelling through the intersection.... more »
  • Nipomo mans faces DUI charges after accident on Highway 101

    May 20, 2010 8:13 AM

    A Nipomo resident is facing DUI charges after he lost control of his truck and flipped it over. The accident happened just before 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night on Southbound Highway 101 just south of Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. Officers say 53-year-old Craig Stahl was apparently speeding when... more »
  • One person is dead after crash on Highway 101 in Atascadero

    May 19, 2010 10:35 PM

    The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department has confirmed at least one person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 in Atascadero. It happened just after 7:00 p.m. on the southbound side of the highway, just north of San Ramon Road. The CHP could not provide many details,... more »
  • Rollover accident causes traffic delays on Highway 101

    May 10, 2010 6:53 PM

    Southbound traffic is backed up on Highway 101 just south of Spyglass Drive in Pismo Beach. According to emergency traffic radio, an SUV rolled multiple times before coming to a stop just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday. People inside the vehicle suffered minor injuries, according to emergency crews at... more »
  • Two cars involved in head-on vehicle accident

    May 6, 2010 7:32 PM

    Emergency crews are responding to a head-on vehicle accident in Nipomo. The accident happened around 3:46 p.m. Thursday, according to a Cal Fire spokesperson. Two cars collided at Orchard Road at Cherry Blossom Place, and at least 2-3 patients are receiving medical attention.
  • Two injured after head-on car accident

    May 5, 2010 5:22 PM

    Two people are in the hospital after their cars collided on Highway 101 and Dos Pueblos Canyon Wednesday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened when a man driving southbound on Highway 101 rear ended another car and lost control of his vehicle. The driver crossed... more »
  • At least one person is dead after crash on Highway 154

    April 29, 2010 11:54 PM

    Santa Barbara County fire crews say at least one person is dead after a crash on Highway 154 Thursday night. It happened just before 8:30 p.m. on the highway, east of Lake Cachuma. This is the third deadly accident to occur on Highway 154 in the last week. The... more »
  • Driver swerved to avoid rocks before deadly crash on Hwy 154

    April 29, 2010 8:37 AM

    We're learning more about the moments leading up to a deadly crash that happened on Highway 154 near Windy Gap Thursday morning. The California Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Malibu resident Bert Berrera was driving his pick-up truck westbound on Highway 154 at about midnight, when he swerved to avoid some... more »
  • Crews responding to rollover accident in Santa Barbara Co.

    April 29, 2010 3:14 AM

    According to emergency scanner traffic, emergency crews are responding to a vehicle rollover accident on Highway 154 at Windy Gap. That call came in at about midnight Thursday. An ambulance has been dispatched to that area, and there are reports of backups because of the accident. Stay with KSBY... more »
  • San Luis Obispo residents react to car accident

    April 26, 2010 6:45 PM

    Police officers now say texting is to blame for the car accident that knocked out power to thousands in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon. Twenty-two-year-old Richard Scheidle was texting while driving on Foothill Boulevard, when he lost control of his car and crashed into a power pole near the... more »
  • Los Osos man dies in car accident

    April 23, 2010 6:56 PM

    Peter Fuenger, a 59-year old man from Los Osos was pronounced dead at the scene this morning after his car drifted off Santa Rosa Creek Road. Witnesses saw Fuenger's 1997 Ford Pickup engulfed in flames after it came to a rest in a ditch after driving down an embankment. The... more »
  • Driver burns to death in accident in rural San Luis Obispo Co.

    April 23, 2010 12:13 PM

    Emergency crews are on scene of a deadly accident in rural San Luis Obispo county. California Highway Patrol officers say at about 7:30a.m. Friday, they received a call about a pickup truck that had crashed into a ditch on northbound Santa Rosa Creek Rd, just north of Highway 46.... more »
  • Victim pronounced dead after accident on Hwy 154

    April 22, 2010 8:08 PM

    The female driver involved in an accident on Highway 154 has died at the hospital, according to a spokesperson for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. Emergency crews took 20 minutes to remove the victim from the wreckage. The accident occurred a little before 2:30 p.m. on Highway... more »
  • Heavy extrication required in Hwy 154 accident

    April 22, 2010 6:07 PM

    Santa Barbara County Fire crews are responding to a vehicle accident on Highway 154, east of Lake Cachuma. The call came in at 2:23 p.m. One person is trapped in the accident and will require extensive extrication, according to emergency workers. KSBY has a crew on the... more »
  • Motorcyclist taken to hospital after accident

    April 16, 2010 1:49 PM

    A man was taken to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries after his motorcycle collided with a Cadillac Escalade at the intersection of Foothill Blvd. and N. Chorro in San Luis Obispo. Police officers were called to the scene a little after 10 a.m. Friday morning. ... more »
  • Surveillance photos released of hit and run suspect

    April 9, 2010 5:50 PM

    California Highway Patrol investigators have released surveillance photos of the man accused of causing a deadly crash last weekend in Santa Maria. Investigators say these photos were taken after the crash at Jack in the Box in Orcutt. A person there recognized Betancourt from a prior mug shot that was... more »
  • One person trapped in rollover accident

    April 9, 2010 4:27 PM

    Santa Barbara County Fire crews are responding to a vehicle rollover accident on Highway 1, just north of Graciosa Road. The call came in around 12:20 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers say a pickup truck rolled over into a field next to the road. Crews... more »
  • Victim's name released in fatal ATV accident

    March 29, 2010 4:37 PM

    Twenty-nine-old Daniel Salgado from Goleta was killed on Saturday in an ATV accident in Los Padres National Forest, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. north of Upper Oso Campground. Santa Barbara County Fire crews and a Cal Star helicopter were dispatched... more »
  • Three people suffer moderate injuries in head-on accident

    March 29, 2010 2:22 PM

    At least two people were extricated from a head-on accident near Buellton Monday morning. Santa Barbara County Fire crews were called out at 10:49 a.m. to Highway 246 just east of Drum Canyon Road. Emergency responders say there are three vehicles involved, and three people are being transported to... more »
  • Lawyer for Templeton man involved in fatal accident says his client is innocent

    March 24, 2010 11:50 AM

    The lawyer for the Templeton accused of driving drunk and causing a deadly accident in San Francisco last week, says he expect all charges in the case to be dropped Thursday. That crash happened early last Friday morning. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Dwain Davis was driving under the... more »
  • Man sustains minor injuries after vehicle rollover on Hwy 101

    March 22, 2010 4:32 PM

    Emergency crews are clearing the scene of a vehicle rollover accident on Highway 101 near Avila Beach. Officers say they were called to the accident at about 1:00p.m. Monday, on the northbound lanes of Highway 101 near the Avila Beach Dr. exit. Witnesses told officers they saw the vehicle... more »
  • Crews clearing the scene of U-Haul truck accident in Arroyo Grande

    March 17, 2010 12:45 PM

    Emergency crews are responding to an accident involving a U-Haul truck in Arroyo Grande Wednesday morning. The California Highway Patrol tells KSBY News the driver in the U-Haul was traveling northbound on Highway 101 through Arroyo Grande, when it ran off of the road and landed on Branch St.... more »
  • 3 California men injured when car rolls down cliff

    March 15, 2010 11:42 AM

    JENNER, Calif. (AP) - Three California men are lucky to be alive after their car veered off a highway and rolled 120 feet down a coastal cliff. The California Highway Patrol says the Toyota Corolla veered off Highway 1 on Sunday and went over the cliff, landing on a... more »
  • Southbound lanes of Hwy 101 reopened after morning big rig accident

    March 5, 2010 11:35 AM

    All southbound lanes of Highway 101 are now clear after a morning big rig accident that blocked the lanes just north of the Cuesta Summit. That accident happened at about 7:00a.m. Friday. A semi-truck apparently jack-knifed on the highway, blocking the middle and right lanes. A California Highway Patrol... more »
  • Big rig accident blocks lanes on Cuesta grade

    March 5, 2010 11:05 AM

    The California Highway Patrol has issued a Sig Alert for Hwy. 101 southbound, north of the Cuesta Summit. A little after 7 a.m. a semi-truck jack-knifed on the highway, blocking the middle and right lanes of Hwy. 101. Although there is not an estimated time of reopening the lanes,... more »
  • Pickup driver killed in Ventura County train crash

    March 1, 2010 3:02 PM

    MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a pickup truck driver has died after colliding with an Amtrak train in rural Ventura County. Amtrak spokesman Vernae Graham says the northbound Pacific Surfliner collided with the truck at a private crossing in Moorpark shortly before 10:30 a.m. Monday. Nobody on the... more »
  • Two men taken to hospital after morning accident on Hwy 154

    February 25, 2010 11:45 AM

    Fire crews are on scene cleaning up an early morning big rig accident in Santa Barbara County. Just before 8:00 a.m. Thursday, firefighters were called to the accident on Hwy. 154 just north of the San Antonio Creek Bridge. That's where officials say a pick-up truck was driving down... more »
  • Northbound Hwy 1 blocked after garbage truck overturns

    February 11, 2010 11:00 AM

    Drivers travelling northbound on Highway 1 may experience some delays this morning after an accident blocks both lanes just north of Colony Dr., near the California Men's Colony. According to the California Highway Patrol, a garbage truck overturned around 6:30 a.m. The CHP says people were injured, although it... more »
  • Hwy 46 reopened after major morning accident

    February 4, 2010 12:03 PM

    Highway 46 is open once again after a major injury accident shut down the roadway early Thursday morning. The California Highway Patrol tells KSBY News several people were hurt when a big rig collided with a vehicle head-on, at about 5:15 a.m. Thursday. That happened near the San Luis... more »
  • Two people in intensive care after wrong way accident

    January 28, 2010 7:27 PM

    Two people remain in the hospital after suffering injuries from an accident on Highway 101 Wednesday night. The accident occurred when an elderly woman entered Highway 101 from the San Luis Bay Drive off-ramp around 9 p.m. The California Highway Patrol says the driver, 87-year-old Dorthy Nekervis from Avila... more »
  • Accident shuts down intersection in Santa Maria

    January 18, 2010 9:43 PM

    A three-vehicle accident sent a woman to the hospital in Santa Maria this morning. That accident happened shortly after 9-30 at the intersection of Broadway and Battles Road. Witnesses say a truck heading southbound on Broadway failed to stop at a red light. It smashed into an SUV heading Eastbound... more »
  • Rescue crews use Jaws of Life to free trapped man

    January 7, 2010 7:03 PM

    A 65-year-old man was trapped inside his car when it rolled over on Highway 101 northbound, one mile south of Los Alamos, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. Rescue crews were called to the scene at 2:41 p.m. Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to... more »
  • Driver charged in New Year's Day fatal accident

    January 6, 2010 4:57 PM

    The man who is accused of causing a car accident that killed 21-year-old Damian Coles on New Year's Day has been formally charged in a Santa Maria courtroom. On Tuesday, 21-year-old Cody Stutts was charged with felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, gross vehicular manslaughter, and driving... more »
  • Templeton High School saddened by student's death

    January 4, 2010 10:18 PM

    As students returned from their holiday break today, they learned the sad news that a classmate had died Saturday in a dirt bike accident. 14 year old Stetson Pahler, known as "Stevie" to his friends, was riding the dirt bike in Kern County when the accident occurred. A young... more »
  • Close friend of Damian Coles talks to KSBY

    January 4, 2010 6:06 PM

    Judy Schiller is still coping with the death of her son, Darren, who was killed fiver years ago in a car crash in Santa Maria. She's says it's deja vu and she didn't believe the news when she heard 21-year-old Damian Coles was killed while riding with a drunk driver... more »
  • Cause of death determined in November accident in Atascadero

    January 4, 2010 5:04 PM

    The cause of death has been determined for the San Luis Obispo man involved in a solo vehicle accident in November. Justin Spisak, 21, died from blunt force trauma to the head. Toxicology reports indicate a significant condition contributing to the death was multi-drug toxicity, according to a spokesperson for... more »
  • Guadalupe man slams car into building in Santa Maria

    January 2, 2010 11:26 PM

    A car accident in Santa Maria sends a Guadalupe man to the hospital. Reyes Escobedo, 54, was driving west on Stowell just before 1:00 a.m. this morning, when he lost control of his Chevy truck and drove into a parking lot at 1217 South Blosser. Officials say he then struck... more »
  • Highway 101 southbound lanes reopened after major injury traffic accident

    December 16, 2009 11:18 AM

    The California Highway Patrol has reopened both lanes of Highway 101 southbound at Wellsona Road, north of Paso Robles, after a major injury traffic accident. A pick-up truck and another vehicle collided with a big rig, which jackknifed and blocked both southbound lanes of Highway 101 around 6:45 a.m.... more »
  • Cupertino woman dies in crash on Highway 101 near San Miguel

    December 11, 2009 3:50 AM

    A Northern California woman is dead after the California Highway Patrol says she lost control of her vehicle just north of San Miguel Thursday night. Investigators say at about 8:00p.m. Thursday, the 19-year-old Cupertino woman was driving northbound on Highway 101 just north of San Miguel, when she lost... more »
  • Man cited, woman sent to hospital after crash in Santa Maria

    December 10, 2009 7:20 AM

    Santa Maria police officers investigate an accident that sent a pregnant woman to the hospital. At about 3:45p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the intersection of Main St. and Broadway St. about a crash between a city bus and two other vehicles. They say 20-year-old Florencio Peralta was approaching... more »
  • Santa Maria man in hospital after being struck by car

    December 10, 2009 7:11 AM

    A Santa Maria man is in the hospital after police officers say he was hit by a car. Investigators say 50-year-old Thomas Farnum was crossing the street near the 100 blk. of W. Carmen Lane at about 9:10p.m. Wednesday. He apparently didn't see a driver approaching. Th at driver... more »
  • Elderly woman hit by car in San Luis Obispo

    December 9, 2009 5:03 PM

    An elderly woman was hit by a car at the intersection of Chorro and Higuera Streets in San Luis Obispo around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The woman was transported to Sierra Vista Hospital in moderate condition, according to San Luis Obispo City Fire Captain John MacDonald. The woman was headed eastbound... more »
  • Female hit by car in San Luis Obispo

    December 9, 2009 4:16 PM

    A female was hit by a car at the intersection of Chorro and Higuera Streets in San Luis Obispo around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The victim suffered bleeding from the back of the head, according to the responders from the San Luis Obispo City Fire Department. Keep checking www.ksby.com for the... more »
  • Man rescued after being trapped in vehicle over 24 hours

    December 1, 2009 4:35 PM

    A 55-year-old man is being transported to the hospital after his car went over the side of E. Camino Cielo, about 6 miles east of Gibraltar Road near Santa Barbara. People in the area spotted a vehicle about 100 ft. over the side of the road, according to a spokesperson... more »

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