A sheriff’s deputy identified as 23-year-old Deputy Anthony R. was killed while two others were injured after a two-vehicle traffic collision near Aten and Forrester Roads on Saturday night, June 26.
According to the initial reports from local authorities, the accident transpired at around 7:40 p.m. near Aten and Forrester roads. A white Chevrolet Silverado and an Imperial County Sheriff’s Office vehicle collided on the roadway under unclear circumstances.
Due to the severity of the impact, both of the vehicles overturned and landed in a field. The deputy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other people were injured in the collision. Two of them sustained serious injuries and were airlifted to an area hospital for treatment.
No arrests have been made at the moment. Details about the accident are limited at the moment. The California Highway Patrol’s Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is further investigating the case.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics
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