13 Feb Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica (CA) had to shut for a few hours. The car overturned and was hit by 2 fire hydrants. In their place were 2 of the fountain is approximately 60 m in height.
The incident prevented traffic, so transport was rerouted from highway 10 West 4th street. PCH was closed in both directions between California Incline and Ocean Ave. According to the Department of transportation of California, South of PCH lanes were opened around 8 a.m., and the North strip — about two hours.
AVOID PCH in Santa Monica! This is commute headed southbound near the California Incline after a crash took out two hydrants — water has been shut off, but still major delays! #abc7eyewitness pic.twitter.com/xhPVn3rlcb
— Marc Cota-Robles (@abc7marccr) February 13, 2019
The police of Santa Monica reported the accident on the highway about 3 o’clock in the morning. Water from the hydrant flowed along the cliffs leading to the Palisades Park about 2 hours before firefighters turned the system off.
According to the authorities, dirt from the slope slid on PCH, hampering the work of cleaners and delayed the opening of the road.
How long will the road closure was not immediately known. Of the victims in the accident were not reported.