LANCASTER – Lancaster Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a major traffic collision that left a passenger in critical condition.
The two-vehicle crash happened around 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, on Avenue K at 20th Street East in Lancaster, according to a news release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
“Preliminary investigations indicate the driver of a Blue 2006 Chevy Tahoe was traveling westbound on Avenue K, and the driver of a silver 2004 Ford Freestar was in the intersection preparing to make a northbound turn from eastbound Avenue K,” the news release states. “The driver of the Freestar started his turn and was struck by the oncoming Tahoe.”
The front-seat passenger in the Freestar sustained major trauma, and he is in critical but stable condition, detectives said. The Freestar’s driver sustained minor injuries, according to the news release.
“The driver of the Tahoe and his one adult and three child passengers all received minor injuries, the type of which are unknown at this time,” the news release states.
There was no immediate indication of impaired drivers, detectives said.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact the Lancaster Traffic Office at 661-948-8466.