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Motorist escapes plunge off Malibu Canyon Road, only to be struck by bus

A driver who managed to escape this SUV teetering on the edge of Malibu Canyon Road was then struck by a passing tour bus.

A driver who managed to escape this SUV teetering on the edge of Malibu Canyon Road was then struck by a passing tour bus.

(Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

A motorist who barely escaped driving off a precipice along Malibu Canyon Road was struck by a passing tour bus as he fled his teetering vehicle, according to authorities.

The Malibu-Lost Hills sheriff’s station responded to the accident on Malibu Canyon Road at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a post on the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station Facebook page. The male driver lost control of an SUV and nearly went over the side.

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The driver became disoriented, exited the vehicle and was struck by a passing tour bus, authorities said.

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“Fortunately for the man, he was conscious and breathing on our arrival,” the post read. The driver was transported to a hospital for treatment.

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