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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Wednesday April 28th, 2021 :: 07:56 a.m. PDT


Palmdale Fatal Traffic Collision 04-27-21....

On Tuesday April 27, 2021 at approximately 8:30 PM, Palmdale Deputies were in the area of 47th Street East and Avenue S in the City of Palmdale when they observed a traffic collision occur at the intersection.

Deputies described a Hispanic Male adult driving a Black 2001 Honda S2000 traveling eastbound on Avenue S while a Hispanic Male adult, driving a Black 2003 Mercedes E320 was traveling northbound on 47th Street East.

Preliminary investigation indicates the driver of the Mercedes E320 entered the intersection on a green signal light when the driver of the Honda S2000 ran a red signal light and collided with the driver side of the Mercedes. Both vehicles spun in the intersection and collided with a total of four additional vehicles whom were stopped for a red signal light facing westbound on Avenue S.The impact caused traumatic injuries to both drivers.

Palmdale Deputies arrived on scene within seconds and attempted life saving measures on the driver of the Mercedes; however, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.   

The driver of the Honda was transported by the Los Angeles County Fire Department to a local hospital for treatment.
Initial investigation revealed alcohol was a factor in this collision.
Palmdale Station Traffic Investigator Detective Sherman responded to the scene. The intersection of 47th Street East and Avenue S was closed during the collision investigation, concluding at approximately 4:00 AM on April 28, 2021.

Detective  Sherman
Palmdale Sheriff's Station 
750 E Avenue Q, Palmdale CA
[email protected]

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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
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Palmdale, CA 93550

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