2 Drivers Injured in Possible Hit-and-Run

A third car may have been involved in the incident.

Two drivers were injured in a crash that occurred at approximately 8:15 p.m. on the Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica on Monday night.

A third car may have been involved in the incident, although it is not clear to what extent. The accident was possibly caused by a hit-and-run driver, according to the . 

Both drivers involved in the crash were injured, according to the SMPD. One suffered a leg fracture, and the other an ankle fracture.

"One driver had an open fracture on his ankle, and the other driver had a fractured femur and tibia," SMPD Sgt. Candice Cobarrubias said.

The drivers were taken to the UCLA Medical Center for treatment.

The crash occurred at the 1200 block of Pacific Coast Highway, between the McClure Tunnel and the California Incline. All southbound lanes of PCH in Santa Monica were closed for roughly two hours following the incident.

The incident is under investigation and a toxicology report is pending, Cobarrubias said. 

City News Service contributed to this report.


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