Bruce Jenner car crash update: One dead, 8 injured in Malibu highway accident

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Bruce Jenner has been involved in a car accident this afternoon, which left at least one person dead. The accident happened at around midday on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The accident involved three vehicles, including Jenner's Escalade. 8 people are said to have sustained injuries, including one person who died at the scene.

Last week, Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner told family members, including reality TV personalities the Kardashians, that he is becoming a woman and they have pledged their support, People magazine reported on Wednesday.

The 65-year-old former decathlete, who according to published reports will star in an upcoming reality series documenting his transition, made the revelation to his ex-wife Kris Jenner, his children and her sons and daughters from a previous marriage.

"Bruce told them everything - where things stood, what his plans were for the future, and what everyone could expect," a source identified by People as a "family insider" told the magazine. "Everyone basically knew what was up, but it was still a shock to hear it outlined so explicitly."

The source told People that all of Jenner's family members "came around pretty quickly" to the news, adding: "All they want is for him to be happy."

News website has reported that Jenner, who won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, would come out as transgender in an interview with TV personality Diane Sawyer on ABC.

Photos of the car accident scene, which is unfolding, can be seen here.

Reuters contributed to this article.