James Hicksman Fatal Lancaster Crash Avenue L and 20th Street West

 Fatal Lancaster Crash Avenue L and 20th Street West; Driver Arrested

Man Killed in Lancaster ID’d

LANCASTER, Calif. (June 13, 2023) – James Hicksman, 57, died and a woman was critically injured in a Lancaster crash on Avenue L at 20th Street West.

The 3-vehicle collision occurred around 9 p.m. on June 6th at the Lancaster intersection, according to MyNewsLA.

Furthermore, police arrested one of the drivers on charges of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI after he allegedly crashed into the two other vehicles around 9 p.m. on June 6th, according to the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.

The suspect’s Ram 3500 pickup truck struck the back of a gray Subaru Forester that was stopped at the intersection. The impact caused the Subaru to crash into the back of a red Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck that was also stopped. The Subaru became crushed between the two pickup trucks.

James Hicksman was riding as a passenger in the Subaru and died at the scene. The female driver of the Subaru was transported to a hospital in critical condition, police said.

Meanwhile, the driver and at least two passengers from the Chevrolet pickup truck were treated for minor injuries.

Police determined the driver from the Ram 3500 was driving under the influence and placed him under arrest following the deadly crash.

Witnesses or anyone with information or camera footage on this collision should call Lancaster Sheriff Station traffic investigators at 661-948-8466.

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Source: MyNewsLA

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