PACIFICA (CBS SF) – Pacifica police are on the scene of a major multi-vehicle crash Tuesday on Rockaway Beach Avenue near Highway 1 that, according to authorities, hospitalized two people with serious injuries.
Pacifica Police’s Twitter account wrote about what it described as a “major traffic collision” shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
The Pacifica Police Department is on the scene of a large-scale traffic collision on Rockaway Beach Avenue and Highway 1. Be patient and expect delays in both directions of Highway 1. @KCBSAMFMTraffic
– Pacifica Police (@PacificaPolice) November 9, 2021
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Police later confirmed that the collision happened around 1 p.m. 14.15. North County Fire Department also responded.
Footage of the crash showed a van that was in the middle of a collision with several vehicles involving four other cars just off Highway 1 on Rockaway Beach Avenue. One of the vehicles appeared to have been engulfed in flames but had been extinguished.
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Police later confirmed that one person was transported to an area hospital and is in critical condition, and another person was also hospitalized with serious injuries.
Drivers were advised to expect delays in both directions of Highway 1.
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The KCBS Traffic Twitter account later posted that the traffic was backed up on Highway 1 from Paloma Avenue.
– KCBS Radio – Trafiklederen (@KCBSAMFMTraffic) November 9, 2021
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