A 7-year-old girl who collided with a pickup truck while riding her scooter has succumbed to injuries she received in that crash, it was reported today.
The collision occurred just before 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 on Climbing Rose Drive at Scarlet Sage Way in Moreno Valley, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department report.
The girl was riding a scooter without a helmet southbound on Scarlet Sage Way when she entered the intersection and collided into the side of a pickup truck that was westbound on Climbing Rose Drive, officials said.
“Moreno Valley Fire Department and AMR Paramedics responded and treated the female child, who had suffered major head trauma,” the report said.
The girl was transported to the Riverside County Regional Medical Center in critical condition where she later died.
The male driver and female passenger in the pickup truck were uninjured, officials said.
The name of the child has not yet been released.