Tragedy Strikes PCH: 4 Women Dead, 2 Hospitalized in Multi-Car Wreck

Β Malibu's Pacific Coast

Pepperdine University, still reeling from the shocking news, tweeted that the four victims were students from their College of Liberal Arts. The entire community is devastated by the tragic loss.Β 

The driver involved in the incident, a 22-year-old man, was apprehended by law enforcement. However, further details about his identity are not yet available.Β 

Residents living near the scene described the area as "Dead Man's Curve," notorious for its history of accidents. Many emphasized the importance of slowing down when approaching the curve to prevent such tragic occurrences.Β 

NBC4’s NewsChopper4 provided a bird's-eye view of the scene, revealing at least one vehicle on its side. A significant presence of police officers and firefighters was on hand, and PCH had been temporarily closed in both directions for the ongoing investigation.Β 

One eyewitness described the moment of impact as deafening and terrifying, comparing it to an earthquake, a bomb blast, or even a meteor strike.Β 

Law enforcement has not yet released detailed information about the deceased, including their names, ages, or genders.Β 

As the community grapples with grief and questions, the incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of high-risk areas on the road. It prompts reflection on the importance of safe driving practices.Β 

In the face of such a tragedy, the Pepperdine community and Malibu residents come together to support each other and the families affected.Β 

This tragic accident on Pacific Coast Highway serves as a somber reminder of the need for road safety and attentiveness when navigating treacherous stretches like "Dead Man's Curve."Β