An 18-year-old male from Watsonville was arrested for manslaughter and auto theft after he allegedly caused a car crash on eastbound Highway 152 near Watsonville Road around 8:30 a.m. Monday that caused fatal injuries to his passenger.
A motor home caught fire at Highway 156 and Lucy Brown Lane on Tuesday evening, after which its driver left the scene and did not return, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The California Highway Patrol has reported a male driver was killed in a Wednesday accident just outside Hollister.
The motorcyclist in Sunday’s accident at Fairview and Churchill roads died from his injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman killed in an accident Monday afternoon on Highway 156 near Hollister.
The 20-year-old victim in a Jan. 28 fatal accident and fire on Fairview Road died of blunt-force trauma, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office said Thursday.
A big-rig flipped on Highway 152 near Frazier Lake Drive around 2:30 p.m. today and is blocking traffic in both directions, causing drivers to turn around and find an alterate route, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A big-rig struck a man laying in the right northbound lane of U.S 101 north of Buena Vista Avenue early this morning.
Gavilan College basketball player Billy Heard - Andrel Gaines’ teammate - who was driving the car when back-to-back car wrecks sent six people to the hospital, was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the accidents, according to a toxicology report obtained Monday by the Dispatch.