Big Rig Crash Shuts Down Southbound Highway 17 Near Summit A big rig toppled over on Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains near the summit early Tuesday, forcing the California Highway Patrol to shut down both southbound lanes during the morning commute.
Hwy 17 Lanes Reopen After 2-Alarm Grass Fire Burns In Santa Cruz MountainsA two-alarm vegetation fire prompted the closure of a portion of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains for over two hours, authorities said Tuesday.
Driver Killed In Early Tuesday Morning Highway 17 Rollover, CrashA 22-year-old driver was killed early Tuesday on Highway 17 when his Mazda Portege 5 careened out of control, rolled over and was struck by another vehicle, according the California Highway Patrol.
6 Injured In Horrific Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 17 In Los GatosA wrong-way driver suspected of DUI triggered a horrific multi-vehicle crash in Los Gatos early Thursday that injured six and left crumpled debris across the northbound lanes on Highway 17.
Shaded Fuelbreak Project To Protect Santa Cruz Mountains From Wildfires Nears CompletionThe Shaded Fuelbreak Project to create a defensible space along Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains is nearing its end as major wildfires continue to burn around the state.
Fire Safety Tree-Trimming Project Begins Along Stretch Of Highway 17 In Santa Cruz MountainsCal Fire has launched an ambitious project to trim trees and clear brush from a 6.5-mile stretch of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the summit north to Los Gatos.
Fire Alongside Highway 17 In Los Gatos Under InvestigationTwo buildings were threatened by a small vegetation fire Sunday afternoon alongside state Highway 17 in Los Gatos, but ultimately spared, the Santa Clara County Fire Department said.
Hundreds Of Permits Required For Planned Santa Cruz Mountains Fire BreakPlans to create a massive fire break along Highway 17 running from Summit Road north to Los Gatos have run into red tape.
Downtown Los Gatos To Go On 'Road Diet' To Boost Business, Entice VisitorsIn one week, downtown Los Gatos will undergo a rapid and dramatic transformation, all in an effort to boost business, encourage foot traffic and entice visitors to linger and stay a bit longer.
Shooting Near Los Gatos Leaves 1 Hurt; No Arrests MadeThe Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has released a description of a suspect in the shooting of a man near the summit of state Highway 17 in unincorporated Los Gatos late Tuesday night.
Solo-Vehicle Crash Closes Highway 17 for HoursThe CHP arrested the driver in a traffic collision that knocked down power lines and forced the overnight closure of state Highway 17 in unincorporated Santa Clara County.
San Jose Woman Arrested Following Highway 17 Crash That Killed TeenA 28-year-old San Jose woman was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter after a crash on State Route 17 in Santa Clara County early Saturday morning left a teenager dead.
Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes Southbound Hwy 17 Connector To Hwy 1 In Santa CruzAn overturned tractor trailer on the southbound Highway 17 connector at Highway 1 in Santa Cruz has shut down the southbound ramp between the two roadways, according to authorities.
Alarming Spike In Crashes Along Dangerous Stretch Of Highway 17 In South BayTraffic accidents on a dangerous stretch of Highway 17 between Los Gatos and Santa Cruz spiked in January and February of 2019.
CHP Release More Details On Fatal Tree Fall And Crash On Hwy 17An 84-year-old man was killed and an 85-year-old man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in Santa Cruz County when a tree fell on a Cadillac Escalade they were in, the California Highway Patrol said Friday.