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Fatal traffic collision on Pacific Coast Highway

An adult male passed away after being involved in a solo-vehicle traffic collision on Pacific Coast Highway.

On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at about 4:26 a.m., the Seal Beach Police Department received a call of a solo-vehicle traffic collision in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Anderson Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a vehicle collided with a pole and that the driver was unresponsive inside the car. Orange County Fire Authority personnel responded; however, the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling southbound on Pacific Coast Highway at a high rate of speed. The driver appeared to have lost control and collided with a pole. No other vehicles or pedestrians were involved, and the driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

This is an ongoing investigation, anyone with information is asked to contact Traffic Investigator Officer Nick LaCarra at (562) 799-4100 ext. 1615 or [email protected]

This article was released by the Seal Beach Police Department.