Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Palmdale, where one of the motorists fled the scene, authorities said Sunday.
The crash occurred at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday in the area of 10th Street West and Avenue O-8, where two men were pronounced dead at the scene, according to a watch sergeant at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Palmdale station.
Both victims were male. One was 17, and the other 18, according to a police statement.
Paramedics dispatched to the location at 10:26 p.m. reported that two other people suffered injuries but declined to be transported to an area hospital, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher.
According to witnesses at the scene, a driver of a black vehicle was fleeing from a previous crash when he drove through an intersection and T-boned a silver Honda, killing two teens inside that car.
The male suspect fled the scene in a 2015 Chrysler 200, prior to deputies’ arrival, according to a police statement.
The sheriff's Palmdale station urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 661-272-2400.