CHP officer hit in Paso Robles in critical condition
My God, What is this? Open season on the California Highway Patrol?
Damn, when are the people in this state going to learn how to drive and to slow down? :mad:
KSBY News San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles - CHP officer hit in Paso Robles in critical condition
Posted: Jun 27, 2010 8:41 PM
Updated: Jun 27, 2010 8:47 PM
According to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department, the CHP officer struck by a car in Paso Robles Sunday evening is in critical condition. Dept. Spokesperson Rob Bryn says the officers injuries are life threatening, and he is unsure if the officer will survive.
The officer, who is not being identified except as a recent transfer to the Templeton station, was struck by a car on South River Road near Spanish Camp just after 6:30 this evening. Officers say the woman who hit him was driving too fast around a corner. The officer was standing outside his patrol vehicle when he was hit.
Be sure to watch KSBY News at 10 and 11 for the latest on this developing story.
Templeton CHP Officer In Critical Condition - KCOY Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo - News-
Templeton CHP Officer In Critical Condition
Posted: Jun 27, 2010 8:41 PM PDT Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:41 PM EST
Updated: Jun 27, 2010 8:42 PM PDT Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:42 PM EST 6.27.10
PASO ROBLES - A officer with the Temple CHP is in critical condition after being hit by a car.
It happened Sunday evening before 6:00 at South River Road, near Spanish Camp. The officer was responding to a call of vehicle vs. tree. When the officer arrived at the scene, all they found was an abandoned vehicle. The officer then called for a tow truck to the scene.
While the officer was waiting for the truck, a Toyota Corolla, that was driving fast, came down the roadway. For unknown reasons, the driver did not see the CHP vehicle and hit the rear of it. The CHP vehicle was pushed forward and hit the officer. According to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department, the officer flew into the air and landed on the Toyota which had stopped in the northbound lane.
The officer was airlifted to Twin Cities Hospital where they are in critical condition. No arrests have been made and the CHP says it will be on the scene for several hours.