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LASD Investigates Triple Fatal Traffic Collision, Challenger Way/East Av J-8, Lancaster

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 Armando Viera Jr., Deputy @LASDViera Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Hall of Justice - First floor 211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-229-1700 Website LASD HQ: Recruitment LASD: Follow LASD HQ via Text and Email: Twitter: @LASDHQ Twitter: @LASDtalk Twitter: @LASDvideos Twitter: @LASDespanol Facebook LASD HQ Instagram LASD Photos: Pinterest LASD Photos : YouTube LASD Videos: SNAP LA County: Specific Needs Disaster Voluntary Registry Alert LA County: Telephone emergency mass notification system Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at and register for "LASD – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept Information Bureau (SIB)" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan. "If You See Something, Say Something" LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or 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 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website Jim McDonnell, Sheriff Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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