Malibu, CA (February 17, 2023) – Three people were hospitalized after a car crashed over a cliff in Malibu on Wednesday evening, February 15.
The accident took place at the 25800 block of Pacific Coast Highway near Corral Canyon Drive. A two-vehicle collision sent one of the cars over the edge of a cliff. All three passengers in that vehicle had to be extricated by emergency responders, and all three were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Two of the victims were transported to Pepperdine University before being airlifted to a nearby hospital. The car was completely destroyed in the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
California Auto Accidents
Around 5% fewer road fatalities occurred overall in 2019 compared to 2018, and alcohol-related fatal collisions also fell by 4.5%. The year 2019 saw an 8% increase in the percentage of drivers who tested positive for drugs after being killed behind the wheel of a car, while the number of fatalities involving a victim who was not wearing their restraint correctly reduced by more than 2% between 2018 and 2019, accounting for about 625 fatalities annually.
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