1 Killed, 2 Injured in Head-On Collision near East Avenue O

PALMDALE, CA (November 15, 2022) – Saturday, Emmanuel Francisco was killed, and Nain Rosa and Monique Lopez were hurt in a head-on crash.

The collision happened around 6:56 p.m., on 40th Street East near East Avenue O in the city of Palmdale. 

Officers say Francisco was driving a 2022 Kia Forte north on 40th Street when he collided head-on with a southbound 202 Toyota Corolla. Upon impact, both vehicles lost control and overturned.

Medics arrived and pronounced 35-year-old Francisco, of Lancaster dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics transported a male passenger inside Francisco’s car, 31-year-old Rosa, of Los Angeles to Antelope Valley Medical Center for further treatment of serious injuries.

In addition, crews took the Toyota Corolla driver, 39-year-old Lopez, of Lancaster and an 11-year-old female passenger to Northridge Hospital.

Once available, further details will be provided.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Emmanuel Francisco. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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