1 Killed in Lancaster Car Crash on Avenue J, Luis Contreras Arrested
LANCASTER, CA (October 22, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, Alejandro Lozano suffered injuries in a fatal accident on Avenue J.
The head-on crash occurred about 12:20 a.m. on Avenue J, east of 140th Street.
According to reports, a 21-year-old male driver of a 2014 Toyota Prius traveled west on Avenue J. However, the Prius drove across the opposing traffic lane.
It then crashed head-on with a 2003 GMC Sierra 2500 pulling a 2020 PJ Trailer.
“As a result of this collision, the Toyota Prius caught fire which spread to the GMC Sierra,” the CHP revealed.
Responders pulled the driver from the Prius and administered CPR. Afterward, they took him to Antelope Valley Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. His identity remains unreleased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the 36-year-old truck driver, Luis Contreras Landa of Bakersfield, suffered moderate injuries. Responders transported him to Antelope Valley Hospital for treatment.
However, the police then arrested him, but the arrest “was not a factor in the cause of this collision,” CHP officials confirmed.
Meanwhile, the 36-year-old truck passenger, Alejandro Lozano of Bakersfield, suffered moderate injuries. Responders brought him to Antelope Valley Hospital for treatment.
“Alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in this collision,” the CHP added.
Furthermore, the authorities encourage anyone with information about the crash to call Officer C. Savage at the CHP Antelope Valley Area office at 661-948-8541.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim. We also hope for the fast recovery of the injured party.
Tragic Auto Accidents in California
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. The numbers are significantly higher for fatalities caused by a vehicle accident.
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Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says “The aftermath of unexpected accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to tend to is paperwork, questions from insurance carriers or defense lawyers, and obtaining police reports. Having legal representation in the wake of a tragedy will provide your family with the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one.”
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