Fatal Quad and Car Crash on Brite Road in Buttonwillow
Buttonwillow, CA (September 14, 2020) – Friday night, a 13-year-old driver died, and his 15-year-old passenger sustained severe injuries in a quad crash on Brite Road and Wasco Way.
The California Highway Patrol said the two teens were on a Yamaha YZR 450 going eastbound on Brite Road and failed to stop sign at Wasco Way.
The quad went into a 2000 Honda Civic path driven by a 19-year-old Eduardo Zapedo of Delano.
As a result, both teens were ejected from the vehicle.
No other information is immediately provided. Further investigation is ongoing.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victim. May the bereaved find comfort in this extremely difficult time.
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