Vehicle over the Edge JSO of Lucia and Fire at Coast Gallery (separate incidents)

At 7:45 pm, highway one was shut down to facilitate recovery of the vehicle from the cliff.

From CHP: CHP reports this as a fatality, once they were able to reach the driver.

Detail Information4:09 PM12[22] A27-014 THE WITN 1097 W/ 14 AT THE SCENE4:05 PM11[20] [Notification] [CHP]-WHEN H70 COMES UP ON THE AIR, REQ ETA FOR MTRY COM4:01 PM10[18] 2 CUSTOMERS AT GORDA WHALE WATCHERS CAFE WITN THE TC 4:01 PM9[17] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 CALIF W/HVY DUTY3:59 PM8[15] REQ 1185 EVID HVY DUTY3:59 PM7[14] [Notification] [CHP]-SALCOMM TRANS RP OVER WHO WITN TC, WAS TAKING PICS AND SAW A SMALL RED VEH HEADING NB HEARD SCREETCHING THEN VEH HIT A SIGN AND WENT DOWN, POSS A FORD MUST OR HOND, VEH APPEARED TO HAVE HIT DIRT AND LOST CONTROL RP STATED A VEH FULL OF XRAYS WAS CAME CLOSE TO BEING INV3:58 PM6[12] POSS 1144 ONE SUBJ EJECT / VEH APPX 300 FT DOWN ON THE BEACH3:49 PM5[11] 1039 S13:47 PM4[8] PER MTRY COM, RESCUE TEAM ENRT 3:32 PM3[5] VEH MAY HAVE GONE DOWN APPROX 200 FT3:32 PM2[4] SEV VEHS PULLED OVER ON RS, NOT INV3:31 PM1[2] VEH OVER THE SIDE Unit Information3:33 PM2Unit Assigned3:33 PM1Unit Enroute

Was reported to me as at Coast Gallery, and only 10×10′ spot. Now how did that get started? I’ve been in town south, so a tad slow on this, but windy as heck up here at Peidras Blancas.

03/31/2015 13:40 LPF-788
Grimes Wildfire MM 1 41.1 M . 7EDW1 BC11LPF PAT18LPF Q Steve Dean Effective 15:48, 03/31/2015 Pompus grass .1 36.205 x 121.736

Scheduled USFS Road Closures in Big Sur

 

20S05.3 Central Coast Ridge Road

Tuesday March 10, 2015 – Thursday April 16, 2015

Road closed during construction.

 

20S05.4 South Coast Ridge Road

Thursday April 16, 2015 – Monday April 20, 2015 – 30 minute closures 8:00am through 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Road closed from Tuesday April 21, 2015 – 0630 through Friday April 24, 2015 1200 noon.

Friday April 24, 2015 – 1200 noon – Tuesday April 28, 2015 – 30 minute closures 8:00am through 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.