Landers Head-on Crash Reche Road, Lauria Drive (May 21)

Head-on Car Accident, Pedestrian Hurt on Reche Road Near Landers

 Yucca Valley Pedestrian Accident Reche Road, Lauria Drive (May 21)LANDERS, Calif. (May 21, 2021) — A Landers crash involving a pedestrian happened Friday morning on Reche Road.

UPDATE: Leroy Thomas Plum, 56, of Landers, was identified as the man who died in the crash on Reche Road.

The head-on collision happened about 3:10 a.m. on May 21s near Lauria Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Additionally, besides the pedestrian, the vehicles involved include a pickup truck and a sedan. The pickup truck overturned onto its side and blocked the eastbound lanes of the roadway. However, the CHP report did not mention what led up to the Reche Road crash or how the pedestrian became involved. It’s likely that one of the vehicles veered into the path of the other one.

Injury Car Accident on Reche Road

One of the drivers had her 13-year-old grandson in the vehicle with her, but it’s unknown if he was among those hurt in the crash.

Meanwhile, tow trucks removed both damaged vehicles from the crash scene.

Investigators seek to determine cause of the Reche Road crash as they piece together witness statements and evidence.

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