2 Drivers Killed in Head-on Lancaster Crash
LANCASTER, Calif. (Oct. 29, 2018) — Two drivers died early Monday morning in a collision on Highway 138 (Avenue D) at 150th Street in the Antelope Valley.
UPDATE: The deceased were identified as Bryan David Armstrong Jr., 32, of Fremont and Cosme Mendoza Jimenez, 61, of Lancaster.
The California Highway Patrol reported the collision at 6:04 a.m. this morning between the two motorists. Armstrong was reportedly driving his silver 1992 Nissan Altima eastbound in the westbound lane of Route 138. He collided head-on with the black 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Jimenez.
SigAlert Highway 138 (SR 138) in Lancaster
The two vehicles were blocking traffic lanes and occupied only by the two drivers. Police issued a SigAlert for the east and west lanes of state Route 138 for approximately two hours.
There were no further details in the CHP 911 dispatch.
Lancaster Crash Investigation
Police are reviewing the evidence and any witness statements to determine fault. It’s unknown at this time what factors led to the crash. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of the vehicles, skid marks, and gouge marks.
We offer our condolences to the families of both drivers as they cope with this tragedy.
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911 CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00558 Type: Fatality Location: SR138 / 150th St W Loc Desc: CC# 2018-08232 // 2018-08233 Lat/Lon: 34.775479 -118.396481
6:49 AM 12  [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 R and J,661-949-9917,ETA 30-40 W/HVY
6:34 AM 11  ^TMC COPIES SIGALERT – 1039 MEDIA
6:31 AM 10  LINK COPIES SIGALERT
6:30 AM 9  ISSUE SIGALERT EB AND WB SR138 AT 150TH ST W FOR APPROX 2 HRS
6:26 AM 8  A89-046A WILL BE 2 VEHS INV – SOLO DRVRS – BOTH PTYS 1144
6:12 AM 7  [Appended, 06:16:17]  BLK FORD F150 VS NISS ALT BLKG LNS
6:06 AM 6  1039 CO FIRE
6:06 AM 5  [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt by CHP
6:05 AM 4  BLK TRK VS SIL SEDAN
6:05 AM 3  FIRE WILL BE REQ
6:05 AM 2  THIS CALLER STATES HEAD ON TC
6:04 AM 1  2 VEHS INVLD
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