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Reported wrong-way driver killed in Acton crash


A man allegedly driving on the wrong side of a street in the Acton area was killed this week 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. Wednesday on Sierra Highway south of San Gabriel Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Christian Flores, 24, of Palmdale died at the scene, the CHP reported.

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.

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