Motorist Killed in Head-On Crash in Acton Area

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ACTON (CNS) - A man allegedly driving on the wrong side of a street in the Acton area was killed today in a head-on collision that left the other motorist with major injuries, authorities said.

The crash was reported at about 4:50 a.m. on Sierra Highway south of San Gabriel Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A 24-year-old Palmdale man died at the scene, the CHP reported. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

The other motorist, 38-year-old Vicente Gonzalez of Palmdale, was taken to a hospital for treatment of major injuries, the CHP reported.

According to the CHP, the 24-year-old man was driving a Honda north on Sierra Highway and Gonzalez was driving a Nissan south on Sierra Highway when the crash occurred.

``For undetermined reasons, vehicle #1, Honda, crossed into the southbound lane and collided head on with vehicle #2, Nissan,'' a CHP statement said. ``The involvement of alcohol and/or drugs is still under investigation in this crash.''

Anyone who witnessed the crash was urged to call the CHP Antelope Valley-area office at 661-948-8541.

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