LANCASTER – A Lancaster man was killed early Sunday morning after his car ran off the road and crashed into an electrical pole, authorities said.
The man has been identified as 36-year-old George Sandoval and he was driving a 2002 Jaguar, according to Ed Winters of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.
The fatal collision occurred around 1:35 a.m. Sunday (May 5) on Avenue I, near 35th Street East, according to Sgt. Turrill of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The car overturned onto its roof, pictures from the scene show.
Sandoval was pronounced dead at the scene, and a passenger in the vehicle sustained serious injuries, Turrill said.
The passenger, whose name was not released, was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital in critical condition.
The single-vehicle collision remains under investigation, and no further information was available Monday morning.