Modesto, CA – 12-Year-Old Killed in Plaza Parkway Crash
Modesto, CA (July 21, 2020) – An accident reported on Sunday evening claimed a child’s life and left three other victims injured in the Modesto area. On July 19, the Modesto Police responded to the site of a crash on Plaza Parkway.
Reports provided by authorities show that a family of four was traveling in a sedan was attempting to make a left turn from Plaza Parkway onto the southbound lanes of Sisk Road when their vehicle was broadsided by a second vehicle after the driver of the second vehicle ran a red light at the intersection. The vehicle then fled the scene of the crash.
The car carrying the family was severely damaged. A 12-year-old girl was fatally injured in the accident. Despite resuscitative measures rendered at the scene by bystanders and medical personnel, the young girl succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. A 15-year-old male, who was identified as the young girl’s brother, was critically injured in the accident. The victim was airlifted from the scene of the crash to a Bay area hospital for treatment. The father of the two children was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. Their mother was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries.
The driver of the fleeing vehicle, who was identified as 45-year-old Kelley Bell, was subsequently arrested and faces numerous charges for driving while under the influence of drugs. At this time, investigations surrounding the collision are ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the young girl who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with the three victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
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