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CHP Releases More Details On Fatal PCH Crash Saturday

Sunday September 12, 2021

     Updated--The California Highway Patrol has released more details about the crash on Pacific Coast Highway along Ventura County's south coast Saturday afternoon that killed one person and injured four others.

     They say that at 12:56 PM CHP officers responded to PCH north of Deer Creek Road and found one person dead and four others injured in a crash between two vehicles.

     Their investigation determined that a 2001 Jeep Wrangler was traveling southbound on PCH when for unknown reasons the driver made an unsafe turning movement, crossing the double yellow line into oncoming traffic.

     The CHP says the Jeep collided head-on with a 2017 Honda HRV which was traveling northbound on PCH.

     The driver of the Honda, a 62-year-old Los Angeles woman died at the scene.

     Her passengers, a 90-year-old woman from Santa Monica and a 65-year-old woman from Los Angeles, were airlifted to local hospitals with major injuries.

     The 39-year-old Oxnard man driving the Jeep suffered moderate injuries.

     His passenger, a 34-year-old man from Oxnard, suffered major injuries.

     They were also taken to local hospitals.

     The crash shut down that portion of PCH for more than four hours Saturday afternoon.