Pacific Coast Highway Reopens Through Malibu After Crash That Injured 7

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Authorities responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on Wednesday afternoon, as many Angelenos flocked to the beach for the Fourth of July.

Seven people were injured after the incident occurred in the 21300 block of the highway shortly after 5 p.m., according to Inspector Michel with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Early reports indicated all the injuries were minor, Michel added.

It's unclear what led the cars to collide, but one of them was overturned, officials said. That vehicle was a small, white four-door, aerial video showed.

Traffic was stopped in both directions for a time while authorities cleared the wreckage, but the roadway was fully reopened around 7:30 p.m.

The city of Malibu tweeted that a second crash had also occurred in the 22200 block of the coastal highway.

No further details were available.

KTLA's Matt Phillips contributed to this report.

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