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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Monday April 4th, 2022 :: 07:44 a.m. PDT


Palmdale Fatal Traffic Collision 04-01-2022

On Friday April 1, 2022, at approximately 4:47 AM, Palmdale Deputies responded to a traffic collision on 25th Street East near Avenue R in the City of Palmdale. Deputies learned a White Male adult was driving a black 2017 Ford Focus westbound on Avenue R while an Asian female adult was driving a black 2016 Toyota Camry northbound on 25th Street East. The male adult made a right turn onto 25th Street East from a red signal and immediately made a U-turn in front of the Toyota Camry. The female adult drove northbound through the intersection on a yellow or green signal and collided with the driver’s side of the Ford Focus.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the scene and provided medical treatment to all parties. The White Male driver succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Asian female driver and her minor passenger were transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.
Neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be a factor in this collision.
Palmdale Station Traffic Investigator Detective Liz Sherman responded to the scene. A portion of 25th Street East was closed between Avenue R and Avenue Q-15 during the investigation.

LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-272-2400

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