Juvenile seriously injured, airlifted after Anza motocross accident
ANZA, Calif. — Authorities say a juvenile was seriously injured and airlifted to an area trauma center after a “motocross” related accident yesterday, Sunday, May 30. The accident that sent the young victim to the hospital happened in the 50000 block of Hwy 371, near Bautista Road.
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Cal Fire-Riverside and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the accident around 1:45 p.m. according to a Cal Fire social media release.
When officials arrived they found a victim, whose name and age have not been released, who had sustained traumatic injuries while riding an off road vehicle.
Due to the severity of the victim’s injuries, the youth was transported by Mercy Air to an area trauma center. The juvenile’s status has not been updated and officials investigating the cause of the accident have not released any further details.
Contacted for more information, a Cal Fire representative this morning declined to provide the victim’s gender or age and said she was not immediately aware if the accident occurred on or off Highway 371.
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Yesterday’s crash comes on the heels of last month’s fatal off road vehicle accident involving two teens who were involved in a crash while unlawfully operating a side-by-side UTV on Perris city streets. That two-vehicle collision killed a 16-year-old from Perris and critically injured another teen, who remains hospitalized.
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Trevor Montgomery, 49, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).
Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.
Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)
During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.
Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.
Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.
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