Jonni Wallace Seriously Injured in Fatal Truck Accident on Highway 138 in Lancaster

Jonni Wallace Critically Injured in Lancaster Truck Crash on Highway 138 near 90th Street West

Lancaster, California (December 28, 2019) – One of the two people who were seriously injured in a traffic crash that also left one person dead late Thursday afternoon in Lancaster has been identified as Jonni Wallace, 41, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

The deadly accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, December 26 on Highway 138, just west of 90th Street West.

According to a California Highway Patrol report, Leslie Billings, 41, of Rifle, Colorado, was driving a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe westbound on Highway 138 at an unsafe speed for the current traffic conditions [snow, wet] when she lost control and the Hyundai careened into the eastbound lane, where it collided head-on with a 2007 Freight-liner Truck.

A 56-year-old Taft man, who was in the backseat of the Hyundai, was declared dead at the scene. His name has not been disclosed pending notification of family.

Billings and another passenger, now identified as Wallace, were transported to Antelope Valley Hospital with major injuries.

The driver of the big rig was identified as Carlos Hurtado, 49, of Los Angeles. Hurtado was not injured in the accident.

Alcohol or drugs were not considered a  factor in the crash.

An investigation into the accident is underway. Anyone with information regarding the crash is urged to contact Officer T. Sanders at the Antelope Valley CHP Office at 661-948-8541.

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