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Polaris RZR involved in fatal off-road accident found in Apple Valley – VVNG.com

APPLE VALLEY, CA– California Highway Patrol investigators have recovered a 2021 Polaris RZR believed to have been involved in a July 2 fatal crash in Apple Valley, California that tragically claimed the lives of two minor children.

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 8:55 p.m., CHP officers from the Victorville Station responded to Stoddard Wells Road and Slash X Ranch Road for a reported SUV crash.

Upon arrival, the driver, Jacob Victor Martinez, 12, the Moreno Valley resident was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:28 p.m. A passenger, an 11-year-old Christina Bird, resident of Huntington Beach, was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. Bird succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 8:50 a.m.

The CHP said this investigation has been a top priority since the incident occurred and the CHP immediately assigned more resources to the case.

Through a joint effort between CHP Victorville area investigators, the Inland Division Investigative Services Unit, the Warrant Service Team and allied agencies, officers were able to locate and recover the vehicle at a residence in Apple Valley Thursday evening.

No arrests have been made at this time, however, the investigation is ongoing and additional information will be made available as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Officer Cesar Ramos or Officer J. Rodriguez at the CHP Victorville office at (760) 241-1186.

Over the weekend, Instagram and other social media platforms exploded with people investigating after a possible clue was left in the form of a comment from an Instagram account called “kn1fe664.”

Screenshots of the posted comments are below:

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A resident of the neighborhood spoke to VVNG on the condition of anonymity and said they saw a Hispanic man in the house for about an hour on the night of the accident and have not seen him since. In addition, the parents live in the house.

This is a developing story and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Polaris RZR involved in fatal off-road accident found in Apple Valley – VVNG.com

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