LANCASTER MAN KILLED IN COLLISION AT INTERSECTION.
Byline: Bhavna Mistry Daily News Staff Writer
A 33-year-old man died Tuesday after the car he was driving collided with a minivan at Avenue M and 20th Street East, sheriff's officials said.
Roger Stinett of Lancaster, who was driving a 1990 Geo Prizm The Geo Prizm (Chevrolet Prizm after 1997) was a United States-market entry-level compact car from model years 1989 through 2002. Like the 1985-1988 Chevrolet Nova it replaced, the Prizm was a rebadged version of the Toyota Sprinter, an upmarket version of the Toyota Corolla , was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after after the 2:30 p.m. collision, officials said.
``He was on his way to work,'' Deputy Dave Miklos said. ``He had his lunch box in the car.''
Deputies said they did not know where Stinett worked.
Officials said that Nida Wanis, 33, of Palmdale was traveling westbound on Avenue M in a 1986 Mazda MPV The Mazda MPV is an MPV (minivan) manufactured by Mazda. It was introduced in 1989 as a rear wheel drive model and was replaced in 2000 with a more modern front wheel drive version. Over 1 million MPV models had been produced since its introduction. , on his way home from Lake Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , and Stinett was making a left from southbound south·bound
Going toward the south.
going towards the south
Adj. 1. 20th Street East onto Avenue M.
The intersection is controlled by a traffic signal.
``It's still (unclear) who's at fault,'' said Miklos. ``The driver of the van said he had a solid green.''
Wanis was airlifted to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a hospital in Mission Hills, California, USA. The hospital has 254 beds, and is part of Providence Health & Services. History in Mission Hills, where a report on his condition was not immediately available.