Man crawls to safety after crashing on cliff edge, gets hit by bus

The driver lost control of his SUV, which landed dangling over a cliff.

"(He) nearly went over the side of the cliff," said Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The man survived the car crash, but moments after crawling out of his vehicle, he was struck by a bus. 

“The driver became disorientated. He exited the vehicle and was struck by a passing tour bus," Moody said.

According to Moody, the man, who was conscious and breathing, was treated on-site by the Los Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol before being taken to a hospital for treatment.

"This is another reminder of the need to drive safely through the canyons of our beautiful area and to use extreme caution at the scene of a traffic collision," the Lost Hills Sheriff's Station posted on its Facebook page with a photo of the scene.

At 4:30 pm, Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff's Station responded to a vehicle accident on Malibu Canyon Road, 1/2 mile south of...

Posted by Lost Hills Sheriff's Station on Saturday, April 2, 2016

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