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UPDATE: Driver Killed In Cliff Plunge Along Highway 1 Near Devil's Slide

PACIFICA (CBS SF) -- A driver was killed after plunging over a cliff south of Pacifica near Devil Slide Trail Wednesday afternoon, shutting down Highway 1 and causing a major backup for hours.

According to Caltrans, the crash was reported at about 2 p.m. It happened just south of the Tom Lantos Tunnels. According to the California Highway Patrol there were no other occupants in the vehicle.

As of 5 p.m. one-lane traffic control was in place on southbound Highway 1 while first responders and CHP were working to retrieve the car and victim of the crash.

Caltrans said there was no estimated time for reopening.


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