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Pacific Coast Highway hit-and-run crash leaves 6 injured

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Authorities respond to the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Boulevard in Newport Beach Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

Authorities respond to the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Boulevard in Newport Beach Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A head-on collision on Pacific Coast Highway left six people injured Sunday in Newport Beach. Police believe one of the drivers may have been under the influence of alcohol.

Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Boulevard around midnight.

Police say a driver traveling north on Pacific Coast Highway crossed over the center divider and slammed into an oncoming car.

Three of the injured were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Investigators were still searching for the driver who caused the crash.

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