Eric Buchanan Killed in Big-Rig Crash on Sierra Highway [Lancaster, CA]
55-Year-Old Man Dies in Big-Rig Accident on South Avenue D in Lancaster
LANCASTER, CA (March 9, 2021) – Monday night, 55-year-old Eric Buchanan was killed in a big-rig accident on Sierra Highway.
Lancaster Police Officers first arrived at the scene around 9:40 p.m., just south of Avenue D. Although, the events leading up to the crash remain unclear.
Buchanan was heading south in his 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo when he veered to the northbound lanes and struck a tractor-trailer.
The tractor-trailer was reportedly driven by Juan Gomez, of Mexicali who was able to avoid serious injury. However, due to the impact of the crash, Buchanan died on scene.
In addition, investigators also say Buchanan was driving at about 55 miles per hour at the time of the incident. Officers do not believe alcohol or drugs were factors in the collision.
At this time, an active investigation is still underway. Once available, more information will be released to the public.
We at Sweet James would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of Eric Buchanan during this difficult time.
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