The fatal collision occurred around 10:37 a.m. Friday in the 43800 block of 15th Street West in Lancaster, according to Sgt. Dave Jennings of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The woman was riding in a 1995 Honda Accord that was headed southbound on 15th Street West, when the driver made a left turn into a business driveway, traveling directly into the path of a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser that was headed northbound on 15th Street West, Jennings stated.
The driver of the PT Cruiser did not have time to react and collided into the passenger side of the Honda Accord, Jennings stated.
A female passenger in the front seat of the Honda Accord was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital, where she died of her injuries. Her name has not been released pending next of kin notification.
The drivers’ identities have not been released, pending further investigation, Sgt. Jennings said.
Sheriff’s Detectives continue to investigate this fatal collision and are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station Traffic Enforcement Team at 661- 948-8466.
UPDATED 6/3/13: The deceased female passenger has been identified as 77-year-old Ramona Ruiz Gutierrez of Lancaster, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.