A car crash in Lancaster left three people dead and four others injured on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
A blue sedan was traveling east on Avenue J-8 around noon when it collided with a silver sedan, causing it to overturn, according to a news release issued by the
Firefighters arrived soon after but all three people inside the blue sedan were pronounced dead at the scene. The victims, who were not identified, were a man and two women, the sheriff's department said.
Four men in the silver sedan were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Investigators did not immediately offer a reason for the crash, but the sheriff's department said neither alcohol nor drugs appeared to be a factor in the fatal wreck.