PALMDALE — A 68-year-old man is on life support after suffering a severe head injury in a two-vehicle collision in Palmdale Monday afternoon, authorities said.
It happened around 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 11, on Sierra Highway at the intersection of Avenue Q-12, according to a news release from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
“The preliminary facts of this investigation indicate a blue 2011 Honda Accord driven by a 25-year-old male was traveling southbound on Sierra Highway and conducted a left turn from the two-way turn lane and collided with a gray 2006 gray Honda Accord traveling northbound on Sierra Highway in the No. 1 lane,” the news release states. “The gray Honda Accord was driven by a 68-year-old male.”
No passengers were in either vehicle. Both drivers were treated by Los Angeles County Fire Department Paramedics and transferred to Antelope Valley Hospital.
The 25-year-old driver sustained a minor cut above his left eyebrow, and “the 68-year-old remains in critical condition and is on life support,” the news release states.
Their names were not immediately released.
Sierra Highway at the intersection of Avenue Q-12 was closed until approximately 5:45 p.m. while the incident was being investigated. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this traffic collision is encouraged to call Palmdale Station’s Traffic Department at 661-272-2400.