NORTHEAST ANTELOPE VALLEY – A 48-year-old Palmdale woman was killed when her motorcycle crashed head-on into a car in the Northeast Antelope Valley, authorities said Monday.
The crash was reported at 1:15 p.m. Sunday on state Route 18 west of 263rd Street East, according to California Highway Patrol Officer T. Lee, who investigated the crash.
The woman was driving a 2020 Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a male passenger when “for an unknown reason…(the motorcycle) traveled over the double yellow lines into the westbound lane,” Lee said. It crashed head-on into a 2021 Toyota with two Littlerock women inside.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and her passenger was taken by paramedics to Antelope Valley Hospital with major injuries, the officer said.
The two women in the Toyota suffered minor injuries and were not taken to hospitals, Lee said.
The involvement of alcohol and/or drugs was not known but the crash remained under investigation, the officer said.