Sergio Avila, 59, Killed After Car Rear-Ends Truck on Roxford Street
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, December 22nd
December 23, 2018 – One person was killed, and another was seriously injured in a traffic collision Saturday morning on Rexford Street, according to KTLA News and On Scene TV.
Officials said a white Toyota Corolla crashed, for unknown reasons, into the back of a tractor trailer in the 15814 block of Roxford around 11:30 a.m. The sedan reportedly lodged underneath the rear-end of the truck.
Passenger Killed, Driver Injured in Sylmar Car Crash
Responding emergency teams found two parties, the driver and a solo-passenger, trapped in the wreckage. When the passenger was pulled out, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The fatality was identified as 59-year-old Sergio Miranda Avila, of Sylmar.
Authorities added the driver of the vehicle suffered critical injuries as a result of the crash. The man, who name remained undisclosed, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Meanwhile, nobody inside the truck was harmed in the accident.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine precisely what happened here and why.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Sergio Avila as they search for peace and comfort.
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