62-Year-Old Los Angeles Woman Killed, 4 Injured in Ventura County Head-On Collision on Pacific Coast Highway near Deer Creek Road

Ventura County Head-On Collision
Los Angeles Woman Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County

Ventura County, California (September 12, 2021) – A head-on collision has claimed the life of a Los Angeles woman and left four other people injured Saturday afternoon in Ventura County, the California Highway Patrol said.

The deadly two-vehicle crash happened just before 1:00 p.m.Saturday, September 11 on Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Deer Creek Road.

According to the CHP, a 2001 Jeep Wrangler was heading southbound on Pacific Coast Highway when, for unknown reasons, the driver allowed the Jeep to drift into the northbound lane, where it collided head-on with an oncoming 2017 Honda HRV driven by the 62-year-old Los Angeles woman.

Ventura County Crash on PCH Kills 1, Injures 4

The Honda driver was declared dead at the scene. Her name has not been disclosed pending notification of next of kin.

Two passengers in the Honda, a 90-year-old Santa Monica woman and a 65-year-old Los Angeles woman, sustained major injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

The 39-year-old driver of the Jeep sustained moderate injuries and their 34-year-old passenger suffered major injuries. Both are from Oxnard and were transported to the hospital for treatment.

The crash caused a closure of PCH in both directions as authorities investigated the incident.

No arrests have been made.

The collision is under investigation.

Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California

  • Always stop and remain at the scene.
  • Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
  • Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
  • Call 911 to report the accident.
  • Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
  • Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.

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