Car goes over cliff at Devil’s Slide, 4 critically injured


Flooding along Highway 280 in Daly City as severe storms hit Northern California on December 31, 2022.

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Ambulance crews are at the scene of a car falling off a cliff along Route 1 at Devil’s Slide.

A Tesla carrying four passengers fell 250 feet off a cliff, according to the Cal Fire San Mateo Santa Cruz Unit. Officials said the crash occurred around 10:50 a.m. on the south side of Highway 1 south of the Tom Lantos Tunnel.

Two adults and two children inside the vehicle were seriously injured, Cal Fire said. Multiple ambulances were called and were on their way to the scene.
Two children were rescued by helicopter around 12:20 p.m., and rescuers are still in the process of rescuing two adults, California Highway Patrol told NBC Bay Area.

Highway 1 remains open, but drivers should expect delays in the area, according to Cal Fire. Devil’s Slide is located between Pacifica and Montara.

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