The California Highway Patrol says the Toyota Corolla turned off U.S Highway 1 on Sunday & went over the cliff, landing on a rocky beach below. Investigators told that took rescue personnel a number of hours to get to the crash site. All 3 were wearing seat belts.
They said the driver, 59-year-old Fidel Alvarez Chavez, & his traveler, 29-year-old Alfrado Morales, suffered moderate injuries. An additional passenger, 31-year-old Gabriel Noriega, suffered minor injuries.
Officials said that alcohol & drugs don't appear to be factors. The Corolla is a 1989 long before having gas pedal problems at Toyota.