1 Killed and 2 Hurt in Palmdale Truck Collision on 170th Street
PALMDALE, CA (February 4, 2020) – A person died and two others sustained injuries in a pickup truck collision on February 1.
The head-on collision occurred at 8:30 p.m., on 170th Street East and Palmdale Boulevard.
Reports indicate that the crash trapped two people. Firefighters utilized the Jaws of Life equipment to rescue them.
According to CHP, a 60-year-old man drove a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 northbound on 170th Street, north of Avenue R. However, the pickup truck steered into the southbound lane and to the path of a 39-year-old Palmdale man driving a 2007 Nissan Frontier.
The Nissan’s motorist, a Palmdale resident, died at the scene.
Meanwhile, medical responders transported the Dodge driver from Llano and a 29-year-old female passenger in the Nissan to Antelope Valley Hospital. They both received treatment for major injuries.
Authorities ruled out alcohol and drugs as factors in the collision.
The CHP’s Antelope Valley office is encouraging anyone who saw the collision to contact them at 661-948-8541.
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