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Palmdale Fatal Car Crash Palmdale Boulevard and 55th Street East

Palmdale Fatal Car Crash Palmdale Boulevard and 55th Street East

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1 Killed, 4 Injured in Crash at Palmdale Boulevard and 55th Street East

PALMDALE, CA (August 6, 2022) – A crash at Palmdale Boulevard and 55th Street East killed one person and injured several others in Palmdale.

According to the KTLA News and My News LA, the tragic accident took place on Saturday afternoon. Officers reported the wreck shortly before 4:30 p.m.

The incident happened when a Mercedes GLE 350 was making a left turn from 55th Street East to Palmdale Boulevard in the city.

A Nissan Maxima approached and for an unknown reason slammed into the rear of the Mercedes in the intersection. Deputies said the Nissan then struck a Mazda CX head-on.

Multiple Cars Collide

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived and pronounced the driver of the Maxima dead at the scene. A total of four other people, including the passenger of the Nissan and two occupants of the Mazda, ended up hurt as a result of the collision.

Two patients sustained critical injuries and the other two survived with minor injuries. A helicopter took one of them and ground ambulances rushed the other three to hospitals for treatment.

The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released. Meanwhile, CHP forced the area of Palmdale Boulevard and 55th Street East to shut down for a time following the wreck.

The cause of the fatal crash is still under investigation.

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Sources: KTLA News and My News LA

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