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 A27-014 THE WITN 1097 W/ 14 AT THE SCENE4:05 PM11 [Notification] [CHP]-WHEN H70 COMES UP ON THE AIR, REQ ETA FOR MTRY COM4:01 PM10 2 CUSTOMERS AT GORDA WHALE WATCHERS CAFE WITN THE TC 4:01 PM9 [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 CALIF W/HVY DUTY3:59 PM8 REQ 1185 EVID HVY DUTY3:59 PM7 [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 POSS 1144 ONE SUBJ EJECT / VEH APPX 300 FT DOWN ON THE BEACH3:49 PM5 1039 S13:47 PM4 PER MTRY COM, RESCUE TEAM ENRT 3:32 PM3 VEH MAY HAVE GONE DOWN APPROX 200 FT3:32 PM2 SEV VEHS PULLED OVER ON RS, NOT INV3:31 PM1 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.
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