Fatal Vehicle Accident in Pacifica

On December 25, 2015 at 2:40 a.m., 3 Fire Companies and 1 Chief Officer responded to a report of a vehicle accident on Northbound Highway 1 below Paloma Ave. in the City of Pacifica.

Upon arrival, firefighters found an overturned vehicle on fire in the median against the center guard rail, and a second vehicle with major damage on the embankment next to the number two lane. Both vehicles had collided with each other.   Using hose lines, firefighters extinguished the fire and found a victim inside of the vehicle, who was declared dead at the scene.  The second vehicle’s passenger was also declared dead at the scene and the driver was injured and transported to a local hospital.

The accident is under investigation by law enforcement.

The fire crews and law enforcement were on scene for over four hours.