Fatal Crash Avenue L and 20th Street in Lancaster

 Fatal Crash Avenue L and 20th Street in Lancaster

Suspected DUI Crash Leaves Boy Critically Injured; Passenger Killed

LANCASTER, Calif. (July 31, 2023) — A man is dead and a boy suffered major injuries in a suspected DUI crash a Avenue L and 20th Street in Lancaster.

The two-vehicle crash occurred around 11:16 p.m. on Saturday, July 29th, according to KTLA 5 News.

One of the two motorists was reportedly driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs at the time of the collision, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Lancaster Crash Avenue L

One of the drivers was traveling northbound on 20th Street East. The man allegedly drove through a stop light at Avenue L and collided with a westbound Ford sedan occupied by four people. Both vehicles sustained major damage in the wreck.

Paramedics responded and located an adult male in the backseat of the Ford who was gravely injured and died following the Lancaster crash on Avenue L. Additionally, a boy riding in the Ford suffered major injuries and was hospitalized.

It’s unknown at this time if there were any other injuries involved.

Finally, the LACSD is heading up the investigation into the crash. Preliminary results indicate that the driver in the Lexus was allegedly DUI and that speed may have also been a factor.

Witnesses are asked to contact Lancaster Sheriff Station Traffic Investigators at 661-948-8466.

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Source: KTLA

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