4 Dead, 2 Injured in Pacific Coast Highway Collision in Malibu
MALIBU, Calif. (Oct. 18, 2023) — A speeding driver was arrested after he struck and killed four young women Tuesday night in a crash on PCH in Malibu.
The unidentified women were walking along Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), near La Costa Beach. The deadly crash occurred in the 21500 block of the PCH around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 17th, according to KTLA 5 News. News reports also say the women may have been students at Pepperdine’s Seaver College of Liberal Arts.
Malibu Crash on PCH
A 22-year-old man driving a black BMW was reportedly traveling westbound on PCH when he reportedly sideswiped a three parked cars, lost control of his vehicle and crashed. The young women were walking in the area just south of the Malibu pier and were struck by the vehicle as it crashed.
Two other people were also injured in the crash and transported to a hospital.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department closed down all lanes of Pacific Coast Highway and issued a SigAlert as they conducted an investigation into what happened. Preliminary findings indicate that speed is a factor in the fatal Malibu crash on PCH.
Meanwhile, police arrested the driver of the BMW, but it’s unknown what charges were filed and if vehicular manslaughter will be considered.
Finally, witnesses to the crash or anyone with information or video footage of the crash, are asked to contact investigators at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station at 818-878-1808.
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Source: KTLA 5 News
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