Wrong-Way Collision on State Route 138 Left Two Fatalities

LANCASTER, CA (December 15, 2021) – A wrong-way collision on State Route 138 claimed the lives of 21-year-old driver, Grant Molino and his 49-year-old passenger, Jason Hernandez early Saturday morning.

The accident took place on 133rd Street East around 3 a.m. on December 11th.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck traveling west in the eastbound No. 1 lane collided head-on with a 2020 Ford car, forcing the Chevy to flip and fall on its roof.

Officers responded and found 2 men dead on the spot, unfortunately, both men did not wear their seatbelts prior the crash.

Authorities identified the victims as Grant Molino, a 21-year-old Rancho Cucamonga resident, and Jason Hernandez, his 49-year-old San Bernardino passenger.

Meanwhile, the Ford driver escaped unharmed from the collision. The CHP stated that it is uncertain at this time if drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.

However, an active investigation is underway.


Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Grant Molino and Jason Hernandez. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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