Boy, 12, Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Freeway in Acton

A 12-year-old boy was killed while a passenger in a two- vehicle traffic crash on the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in Acton, which also left a 15-year-old boy with major injuries, the California Highway Patrol said today.

The crash on the northbound freeway, north of Crown Valley Road, occurred at 11:05 p.m. Friday, when a 2011 Honda Accord rear ended a 1999 Honda Accord, the CHP reported. The impact caused the 1999 Accord to spin out of control and come to a rest facing southbound, within the northbound Nos. 1 and 2 lanes of traffic.

A passenger in the car, a 12-year-old boy, was rushed to Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, where he later died from his injuries.

 A 15-year-old boy in the car suffered major injuries. Two other people a, 33-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man escaped with just minor injuries. All of the injured were transported to Antelope Valley Hospital. The motorist driving the 2011 Honda, a 23-year-old resident of Lancaster, was transported to Antelope Valley with minor injuries.

 The involvement of alcohol and/or drugs in this collision is still under investigation," according to a CHP news statement.

 The CHP's Antelope Valley office urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 661-948-8541.

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