Palmdale Fatal Traffic Collision


On May 12th, 2020, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to Site 2 Road and East Avenue M in the City of Palmdale regarding a traffic collision. Preliminary information gathered indicated the driver of a tan, 2004 Lexus ES330, was traveling westbound on East Avenue M, approaching Site 2 Road when the vehicle veered onto eastbound lanes of traffic and collided head on with the driver of a gray, 2017 Ford Fusion. Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the location and rendered lifesaving efforts to the driver of the Lexus. Fire Paramedic's pronounced the driver of the Lexus deceased at the scene. The occupants of the Ford Fusion sustained minor injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital, where both are in stable condition. Palmdale Sheriff’s Station Traffic detectives responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. LASD Traffic Services Detail was also notified and responded to the scene. The intersection of East Avenue M and Site 2 road are closed for the duration of the investigation. There is no additional information at this time. This investigation is ongoing. Deputy Ronald Sneed LASD Palmdale Sheriff's Station 661-272-2587 rksneed@lasd.org Website: http://www.lasd.org LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. If you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org *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 http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD – Headquarters Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff" 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.