POINT MUGU (CBSLA) – Five people were hurt after a traffic collision left a car in the Pacific Ocean in Point Mugu.

The two-car crash occurred around 5:40 p.m. on Pacific Coast Highway near Mugu Rock, according to Ventura County fire officials.

One of the cars plunged 50 feet into the water, but all three occupants were able to get out of the vehicle, authorities said. Two of them were ejected and were able to swim back to safety.

One patient was transported in critical condition, while the others had injuries ranging from moderate to minor.

Shots from SKY9 showed the car being smashed against the rocks by the waves.

It was unclear exactly what caused the crash although alcohol may have been a factor.

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