Two killed in Hwy 1 collision near Pescadero

SAN MATEO COUNTY (BCN) — A collision Thursday involving a minivan and dump truck on state Highway 1 north of Pescadero has left two people dead, California Highway Patrol officials said.

The collision occurred at about 4:10 p.m. on southbound Highway 1 near Pomponio State Beach.

A Toyota Siena minivan was traveling east and exiting the Pomponio State Beach parking lot onto state Highway 1 when it was struck by a dump truck, according to the CHP.

A female passenger in the Toyota was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The male driver was airlifted to the hospital but died a short time later.

CHP Redwood City tweeted that the occupant of the Toyota was an elderly couple leaving Pomponio State Beach.

The collision is currently under investigation.

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