LANCASTER – Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision Friday night in Lancaster, authorities said.
The fatal traffic crash happened around 7:58 p.m. on Avenue K, near 90th Street East, according to Sgt. David Jennings of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
“Preliminary information gathered at the scene indicates the driver of a white 2012 Toyota Prius was traveling west on Avenue K, and the driver of a red Honda CRV was traveling east on Avenue K,” Jennings stated. “Based upon physical evidence of the collision scene, it appears the driver of the Toyota crossed into the eastbound lanes of Avenue K and collided head-on with the Honda.”
Both male drivers were killed upon impact, Jennings said, and no passengers were in either vehicle.
Detectives have not yet located any witnesses.
Investigators are appealing to the public for information. Anyone who witnessed this collision is encouraged to contact Lancaster Sheriff’s Station detectives at 661-948-8466.
UPDATE: The drivers have been identified as 51-year-old Victor Valdivia of Lancaster and 27-year-old Kevin Garcia-Peraza of Lancaster, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.