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Mohave 911 - 07/26/06
Crimes and Fires - 07/26/06

KINGMAN - A male child was killed Tuesday night when the sedan in which he was riding crashed as it traveled south on U.S. 93.

About 6:15 p.m., two units and four personnel from the Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire Department responded to milepost 50, Chief Dave Estenson said.

The boy was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate two adults trapped in the car.

A woman was airlifted to University Medical Center with unspecified injuries. A man was taken by ambulance to Kingman Regional Medical Center.

No further information was available.

KINGMAN - The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is seeking public assistance in solving a criminal damage case.

About 3:16 p.m. Sunday, deputies responded to an accident in which a vehicle crashed into the Chaparral Restaurant at 1455 Northern Avenue, spokeswoman Trish Carter said.

Witnesses stated a parked, unoccupied white truck rolled out of the Gas N' Grub parking lot across North Sierra Road and smashed into the restaurant. The business was closed at the time and there were no injuries.

Witnesses also reported observing a white male subject wearing a blue baseball cap run to the truck, get in and start the engine. He backed out of the building and drove away headed north on Sierra Road.

The truck is described as a Ford extended cab, possibly with a diesel engine. It had extensive damage to its front end.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or suspect is asked to call the MCSO at 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (888) 227-8780.

KINGMAN - Pinion Pine Firefighters responded to two rollover accidents over the weekend.

About 2:05 p.m. Saturday, an engine and two personnel were dispatched to milepost 88 on Interstate 40, Chief Joe Jackson said.

A small compact car rolled over while traveling westbound. Its male driver was airlifted from the scene with head injuries to University Medical Center in Las Vegas. His female passenger was taken by ambulance to Kingman Regional Medical Center.

A news release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety stated Robert Young, 34, of Albuquerque, N.M., was the driver. He died of his injuries at UMC.

Jenille Young, 34, of Albuquerque was the passenger. She was treated and released from KRMC.

About 9:42 a.m. Sunday, two engines and four personnel responded to milepost 64 on I-40, where an 18-wheeler had rolled over and blocked the eastbound lanes, Jackson said.

"That call came in as a truck on fire with the driver trapped," he said.

The male driver was out of the semi when firefighters arrived at the scene. He was airlifted with a head injury and possible broken bones to UMC in Las Vegas. Another person in the truck was taken to KRMC with lesser injuries.

A DPS news release stated all lanes of the interstate were closed for about 2 hours, 45 minutes following the Sunday rollover, investigation and cleanup. The passenger in the truck was treated and released at KRMC.

GOLDEN VALLEY - A man was airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas following a rollover accident early Monday morning.

About 4:56 a.m., two units and three personnel from the Golden Valley Fire Department responded to milepost 11.2 on Highway 68 on a mutual aid call with the Bullhead City Fire Department, Capt. Tony DeMaio said.

The eastbound vehicle contained four people with the driver being flown from the scene with a severe head injury by Care Flight. An ambulance took another victim with a hand injury to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center in Bullhead City.

The other two people involved in the accident refused treatment.

No further information was available.


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