DATE OF EVENT: January 13, 2021
TYPE: Fatal Traffic Accident
LOCATION: 200 block E. Ridgecrest Blvd.
On 01/13/2021, at about 1611 hours, Officers from the Ridgecrest Police Department were dispatched to a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision in the 200 blk. of E. Ridgecrest Blvd. Upon arrival, a juvenile was found to have been struck by a vehicle. Liberty Ambulance arrived on scene and began treating the juvenile. The juvenile was transported via Mercy Air to a hospital out of town, where the juvenile later succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the investigation. The investigation is on-going and no further information is available at this time.
JED MCLAUGHLIN, Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sgt. A. Tucker – Administration Sergeant