News


Motorist remains critical after cliff crash

 

By Bay City News Service

A motorist whose car plummeted 100 yards down a cliff in San Mateo County on Saturday remains in critical condition, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

Crews responded to a report at about 3 p.m. Saturday that a silver Toyota Corolla had gone down a cliff near state Highway 1 and Pescadero Beach, CHP Officer Eric Anderson said.

The motorist, a 65-year-old Sunnyvale man, was found on the beach unconscious and suffering from life-threatening injuries, CHP Officer Art Montiel said.

The highway was closed in both directions at 3:40 p.m. while a helicopter landed and rescued the man, Anderson said.

Afterward, the highway was limited to one-way traffic while the car was towed and the crash investigated.

Montiel said the man remained in intensive care Sunday evening.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Let's Talk Internships
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,210 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 994 views

Zucchini Takeover
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 843 views