15-Year-Old Boy Dies in Sunday Off-Road Crash in Victorville
VICTORVILLE, CA (December 21, 2021) – Julian “Juju” Mendoza was killed in an off-road rollover accident in Victorville late Sunday afternoon.
The accident happened around 5:45 p.m. on December 19, in the 16200 block of Winona Street between Sunset Canyon Way and Sixth Avenue. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, three male passengers were in a 2021 Can-Am when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn on its roof in the open desert.
As a result, Julian suffered major injuries and died at the hospital. He was 15 years old. He was a front seat passenger and was not wearing a seat belt.
Paramedics transported the rear seat passenger to Desert Valley Hospital for treatment of a minor hand injury.
Meanwhile, the driver did not sustain any injuries.
A GoFundMe page was created to raise funds for Julian’s funeral services.
Authorities are still investigating the fatality. They asked anyone with further information to contact Deputies R. Grissom or D. Caudle at the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-240-7400 of Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Julian Mendoza.
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