Fatal Lancaster Motorcycle Accident Avenue K at Sixth Street East

 Fatal Lancaster Motorcycle Accident Avenue K at Sixth Street East

Driver in Car Arrested on DUI Charges

LANCASTER, Calif. (May 12, 2023) – A fatal motorcycle accident involving a suspected DUI driver in a car happened Thursday afternoon on Avenue K at Sixth Street East in Lancaster.

The driver of a Lincoln Zephyr was arrested on DUI charges following the deadly crash.

The collision occurred around 5:15 p.m. on May 11th, according to the Lancaster Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department.

Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics responded to the intersection of Avenue K at Sixth Street East.

Investigators working on the case determined the driver of a Lincoln Zephyr made a left-hand turn from westbound Avenue K. The car turned in front of the eastbound motorcyclist, according to a report by MyNewsLA.

The unidentified male riding the bike died at the scene due to major injuries.

Police did not mention if speed was a factor in the crash. However, authorities suspect that the driver in the Lincoln was DUI. The motorist was subsequently arrested and charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the traffic accident should call the Lancaster Sheriff Station at 661-948-8466.

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SOURCE: Lancaster LACSD, MyNewsLA

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