10-year-old Delawrence Grant III of Victorville was killed in a rollover crash after being ejected Wednesday morning.
The incident was reported on July 12 2017 at approximately 12:35 am, when for reasons unknown the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan lost control and struck the center divider.
“CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a traffic collision on Interstate 10 two miles west of Summit Road in Chiriaco Summit. The first arriving chief officer reported one vehicle rolled over with victims trapped,” the Riverside County Fire Department stated in a news release.
Two people with moderate injuries required extrication from the van and were airlifted to a hospital. Three others were transported by ground ambulance to various hospitals with minor to moderate injuries and two others were not injured.
According to PE.com, four of the eight occupants were not seat-belted, and all four were ejected; Grant III and two other boys ages 9 and 16, and a 44-year-old woman, the news site reported.
A relative told Victor Valley News, they were heading to a family reunion when the crash occurred.
The accident remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol Indio Station.