Frank Garcia Dead in Two-Vehicle Crash on Avenue J [Lancaster, CA]


Two-Car Accident near 140th Street Resulted in Fatality

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

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

According to reports, Garcia, in a 2004 Chevrolet, traveled west on J Avenue. When he approached the intersection there was a 2010 Nissan stopped at a two-way stop sign. Investigators stated that the Nissan driver failed to yield the right-of-way and continued on the intersection. The Nissan then struck the Chevrolet causing it to overturn several times.

Emergency crews arrived at the site of the collision shortly after and pronounced 31-year-old Frank 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, 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. Their thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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