Pedestrian Killed in Multi-Vehicle Car Crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu

Pedestrian Killed in Multi-Vehicle Car Crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu

ON December 11, 2017

Suspect driver was rescued before vehicle caught fire

A pedestrian was killed in a multi-vehicle car wreck on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the 27500 block of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, according to a recent report from MyNewsLa.

As mentioned in the article, the accident occurred at about 8:00 a.m. on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.  What initially occurred was that deputies patrolling Zuma Beach had pulled over a driver of a suspected stolen vehicle.  Although a female passenger got out, the suspect drove away, initiating a brief police pursuit, the article stated.

Allegedly, because of “the high rate of speed and erratic driving of the suspect,” the police officers cancelled the pursuit.  Moments later, a pedestrian was struck by the suspect’s car.  The suspect crashed into three parked cars, catching fire.  Reportedly, deputies rescued the suspect from the burning vehicle.

Unfortunately, the victim died upon impact and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Their name was withheld from the report pending the notification of next-of-kin.

Additionally, the female passenger in the stolen vehicle was taken into custody for questioning regarding the incident.

Currently, this crash remains under the investigation, and further details will be reported at a later time.

From our office, we sincerely extend our deepest condolences to the victim and everyone involved.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family affected by this tragic incident.

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