The California Highway Patrol reports a driver fatality after flat bed truck plunged an estimated 100 feet off a canyon road in Malibu early Wednesday morning. The vehicle went over the edge near 2710 Las Flores Canyon Rd, approximately two miles from PCH.
Los Angeles County Fire Department responders were en route to the scene within minutes of the report around 9:10 a.m. Roads were temporarily closed between Live Oak Meadow Road to Hume Roadas as L.A. Fire officials worked to rescue the trapped motorist.
According to the CHP, on site personnel called the potential fatality just before 10:30 a.m. The coroner arrived at the scene just after noon. The crash was under investigation.
|12:08 PM||9|| A56-010 CORONER IS 1097|
|10:27 AM||8|| 56-10 REQ LACO ROADS CLOSURE CREW W/ CONES SIGNS FOR 1144|
|9:47 AM||7|| 1039 HOWARD SOMMERS THEY ADVS TRUCK HAS CABLE|
|9:46 AM||6|| [Notification] [CHP]-LACOFD REQ CLOSURE FROM LIVE OAK MEADOW TO HUME RD|
|9:43 AM||5|| PTY STILL TRAPPED FD ATTEMPTING TO GET PTY OUT|
|9:43 AM||4|| REQ 1185 HD TRACTOR NO TRAILER W/100 FT OF CABLE|
|9:26 AM||3|| 1039 HOWARD SOMMERS TOW ETA 35|
|9:14 AM||2|| 1039 LACOFD ADVSD ALREADY ENRT|
|9:12 AM||1|| VEH O/SIDE - POSS 100FT O/SIDE|