UPDATED:A male motorcyclist was killed after a crash involving at least three other vehicles near the McClure Tunnel in Santa Monica on the westbound side of Interstate 10 this morning according to the California Highway Patrol
The incident was reported about 5 a.m. in the 100 block of the I-10, according to officials.
Westbound traffic is being diverted to Lincoln Street exit, according to the CHP.
As of 8 a.m., westbound lanes were still closed as authorities were waiting for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office to arrive on the scene.
Traffic was also moving very slowly, as early morning commuters were greeted with major congestion from the 405 Freeway to Wilshire Boulevard.
No other reports on injuries were immediately available. Authorities did not release the make or model of the other vehicle involved in the crash.
Southbound lanes on Pacific Coast Highway remain open.