Palmdale, CA – 1 Killed & 1 Hurt in Head-on Collision on 170th St E

Palmdale, CA (February 3, 2020) – A fatal head-on crash was reported on 170th Street East in Palmdale, according to local police. The collision happened at around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday night, February 1st.

Authorities stated that a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500, operated by a 60-year-old man from Llano, was heading north when it collided head-on with a 2007 Nissan Frontier, operated by a 39-year-old man from Palmdale. Firefighters were among the emergency personnel who were dispatched to the scene where the driver of the Frontier was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Dodge was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital to be treated for severe injuries. The official cause of the collision is under investigation.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

Records have shown that traffic accident-related wounds are responsible for the fatalities of more than 3,560 people throughout California in 2018. A broad array of multiple factors such as distracted and drowsiness driving commonly cause such devastating collisions. Additionally, the behaviors of seriously negligent drivers tend to significantly increase the odds that a car accident in California will have catastrophic outcomes for all those involved.

At The May Firm, we will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path forward. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury as the result of another person’s inattentive behavior, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

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