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Apple Valley, CA – A hit-and-run off-road crash has killed one juvenile and injured another

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APPLE VALLEY, CA – A hit-and-run driver has killed one juvenile and left another in critical condition after a collision with an off-road vehicle. Approximately 8:59 p.m. on July 2, 2022, dispatch received a call from a bystander who found two unconscious juveniles on Stoddard Wells Road.

Initially, the two juveniles were riding a 2019 TaoTao ATV on Stoddard Wells Road traveling northeast. The unknown driver of an orange Side-by-Side UTV model year 2019-2022 was traveling eastbound on Stoddard Wells Road, east of Central Road. A Side-by-Side UTV struck the 2019 TaoTao and the two juvenile riders.

Despite life-saving measures, the 12-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. AMR transported an 11-year-old girl to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment, and she was then flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center for further treatment.

CHP and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department personnel searched extensively for the Side-by-Side UTV and its driver, but were unsuccessful.  

Officials are actively investigating the crash and searching for the Side-by-Side driver. 

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Every day in California, there are numerous reports of car accidents. In spite of being one of the most populated states in the United States, California has a high number of car accidents. A staggering number of accidents occur here every year, leaving thousands injured or dying. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be entitled to compensation for injuries you sustained in a car accident.

Several factors can result in car accidents, including poor weather, road works, or driver negligence. The primary cause of car accidents all over the United States is driver negligence. Unfortunately, most accidents caused by driver negligence could have been prevented.

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Car accidents can cause both physical and psychological injuries. A free consultation is available to anyone who has been injured by the negligent or erratic behavior of another driver. You should contact our law firm right away if you are injured by a negligent or erratic driver. Our law firm’s team of experts provides immediate assistance in case of an emergency, so if you are injured you can rely on us. Please do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-378-6736 if you have any questions.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Apple Valley.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Apple Valley and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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