1 Dead, Multiple Injured after Two-Car Accident near 140th Street

LANCASTER, CA (October 11, 2022) – Friday morning, a two-vehicle crash on Avenue J claimed the life of Frank Garcia

The incident occurred around 7:05 a.m., near 140th Street East in Lancaster. 

According to reports, Garcia was driving a 2004 Chevrolet west on J Avenue when he approached the intersection. There, the driver of a 2010 Nissan failed to yield at the two-way stop sign and struck the Chevrolet. 

Upon impact, the Chevrolet overturned several times.

Emergency crews arrived and pronounced 31-year-old Garcia, dead at the scene. The Nissan driver, 42-year-old Kimberly Newell of Helendale, suffered from minor injuries. 

Meanwhile, Garcia’s passenger Juan Rocha-Ureno of Apple Valley was transported to Antelope Valley Medical Center for major injuries. Another passenger of Garcia’s vehicle, identified as 24-year-old Salvador Garcia Jr., remained uninjured. 

The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Frank Garcia. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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