PCH was shut down in both directions between the California Incline and Ocean Avenue due to the wreck, which occurred sometime before 6 a.m. Water was gushing from the two sheared hydrants for several hours before crews were able to shut them off.
AVOID PCH in Santa Monica! This is commute headed southbound near the California Incline after crash took out two hydrants — water has been shut off, but still major delays! #abc7eyewitness pic.twitter.com/xhPVn3rlcb— Marc Cota-Robles (@abc7marccr) February 13, 2019
Traffic was diverted off the westbound 10 Freeway on the 4th Street off-ramp.
The duration of the closure was not immediately known. There was no word on injuries as a result of the crash.