1 dead, 6 injured in 2-car crash in unincorporated Santa Monica Mountains, authorities say

One person was killed and six people were injured when two cars collided in an unincorporated area of ​​the Santa Monica Mountains north of Malibu, officials said.

The crash, which happened around 8:30 p.m. on Malibu Canyon Road near intersections with Piuma Road and Mesa Peak Motorway, left one person dead at the scene, with four people in critical condition and two with minor injuries, according to the Los Le Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol Officer Kimball.

CHP Officer Figueroa confirmed that seven people were injured or killed and described the incident as a serious injury accident.

The intersection, which is located just south of the intersection of Malibu Canyon and Piuma roads, will be closed in both directions for three hours after a SigAlert is issued, the CHP said on Twitter.

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