SUMMARY: On January 8, 2022, Deputies with the Twentynine Palms Station responded to Desert Knoll Avenue and Twentynine Palms Highway for report of a traffic collision. Additional information related to the incident indicated a passenger was trapped under one of the vehicles. Bystanders nearby ran to help and managed to lift the car and render medical aid.
Multiple parties were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Mercy Air flew a 10-year-old female passenger to Loma Linda Medical Center in critical condition, she later succumbed to her injuries.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Morongo Basin Station at (760)-366-4175. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or may leave information at www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputy S. Crowl
Station: Morongo Station
Phone No. 760-366-4175
Case No. 202200032