Los Angeles crash: Teen boy killed after crashing head-on into pickup truck in Sylmar, police say


SYLMAR, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A teenage driver was killed Sunday after crashing into the motive force of a pickup truck in Sylmar, in accordance with police.

It occurred close to the Vallarta Supermarkets at 13820 Foothill Boulevard simply earlier than midday.

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Police mentioned a driver of a Prius was leaving the car parking zone when the teenager tried to get out of the way in which.

“To keep away from the automobile that got here out of the Vallarta market, [the teen] swerved at a excessive charge of pace and went into the northbound lanes off Foothill Boulevard and went head on with that silver, Toyota truck,” mentioned LAPD Sgt. John Matassa.

The teenager was pronounced lifeless on scene.

The driving force of the Toyota pickup truck, who was recognized solely as a 56-year-old man, was rushed to the hospital with unspecified accidents, in accordance with police.

No additional info was instantly out there. The collision stays underneath investigation.

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