Traffic Investigators from Lancaster Sheriff’s Station are investigating a triple fatal traffic collision that occurred on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at approximately at 12 P.M., at the intersection of Challenger Way and East Avenue J-8 in Lancaster.
Preliminary investigation indicates a silver 4-door sedan traveling east on Avenue J-8 collided with a blue 4 door sedan traveling north on Challenger Way. Due to the force of the impact, the silver 4-door sedan overturned.
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and provided medical attention. The three occupants of the blue 4-door sedan, one male adult and two female adults, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The occupants of the silver 4-door sedan, four male adults, were transported to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries and expected to survive.
At this time, it appears that alcohol and/or drugs were not a factor.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Lancaster Station Traffic Detail, Detective Borruel and Detective Bodily at 661-948-8466. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the "P3 MOBILE APP" on Google Play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
Armando Viera Jr., Deputy
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