Pacific Coast Highway, or PCH, (State Route 1) is one of the most iconic highways in the world. Along its length, you can see some of the country’s most beautiful coastlines. Traveling at a moderate speed, you can see all that PCH offers in just five hours. For all the scenic beauty that it boasts, Pacific Coast Highway is also one of the world’s most deadly highways.
Patch.com reports that the most recent fatal crash to happen along Pacific Coast Highway occurred in Malibu on the afternoon of Saturday, September 5th, and it involved a motorcyclist and another vehicle.
Lt. Greg Evans, with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu-Lost Hills Station, said in a statement that the crash happened at approximately 2:50 p.m. when a man on a motorcycle collided with another vehicle.
The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene of the crash. Authorities have not yet released any further information about the victim pending notification of family members.
No other injuries were reported in the accident.
Pacific Coast Highway remained closed at El Matador State Beach in both directions for several hours while the crash was being investigated. The road reopened later that evening.
Officials say that the cause of the fatal crash has not yet been determined and that the investigation is still open.