One person died and another was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital after a solo vehicle collision in Acton Sunday night.
The collision happened on Highway 14, south of Mountain Spring Road, when the driver veered off the freeway and collided with a fence after falling down the embankment, according to a California Highway Patrol press release. As a result, the driver was ejected from the vehicle and the passenger sustained major injuries.
“Alcohol and/or drugs are suspected to be a factor in this collision,” said the press release.
The driver of the vehicle has not been identified as officials are waiting to notify the next of kin.