Lancaster, CA – 2 Hurt, 1 Killed in 2-Car Crash on Highway 138

Lancaster, CA (December 28, 2019) – One person was killed and several were hurt in a crash that took place in Lancaster on Thursday, December 26th. The crash was reported around 4:30 p.m. on Highway 138 near North 90th Street.

According to a report, a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling westbound on Highway 138 when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Hyundai then veered into oncoming traffic, where it collided with a 2007 semi-truck driven by 49-year-old Carlos Hurtado.

41-year-old Jonni Wallace, a passenger in the Hyundai, suffered life-threatening injuries. Another passenger, a 59-year-old man, died from injuries sustained in the accident. The Hyundai driver also sustained serious injuries

Highway 138 was closed while officers investigated at the scene. Speed was believed to play a role in the collision. No further information is available at this time.

Our thoughts are with those affected by this tragic crash in Lancaster.

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