SANTA MONICA – A minivan traveling on Pacific Coast Highway struck a motorcycle whose rider had been ejected in an earlier crash, then caromed into the garage of a beach front home, leaving the driver with non-life- threatening injuries, police said today. The accident in Santa Monica on PCH just south of the California Incline was reported at 10:26 p.m. yesterday, said Santa Monica police Sgt. Marty Fine. Like the man driving the minivan, the man riding the motorcycle was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, he said. “A motorcycle and a car were traveling northbound in the No. 1 lane on PCH and somehow sideswiped one another,” Fine said. “We don’t know who was at fault at this point.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champThe motorcyclist then lost control and was ejected from his bike, which slid into a southbound lane, Fine said. A minivan traveling southbound on PCH then hit the riderless bike, causing the driver to lose control and crash into the garage area of a beach front home, striking a car inside, he said. The motorcyclist and the minivan driver both required hospitalization, Fine said, but the woman in the car that collided with the bike was not hurt, Fine said. The accidents were under investigation, he said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!