One person was killed and two others were critically injured in a collision late Thursday afternoon involving a vehicle and a big rig in the Lancaster area.
The fatally injured victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the 4:30 p.m. crash on Highway 138 at North 90th Street West in the unincorporated community of Antelope Acres, authorities said.
One of the two surviving victims had to be cut out of the wreckage, and both were transported to a trauma center, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Highway 138 was shut down in both directions in the vicinity of the crash.
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