CHP – Fatal Accident at Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area

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CHP new logoEL CENTRO – On April 3, 2015 at approximately 12:00 p.m., while at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, (Mamoth Wash) with his parents and family, a 3-year-old male, on top of a Honda 250 quad ATV, pressed the accelerator lever, causing the quad to lunge forward.

The child was not wearing any protective head or body equipment. After traveling around 110 feet, the quad ATV overturned onto the 3-year-old causing major head trauma, which resulted in death.

This accident is still under investigation.

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