Javier Castillo, Eliseo Castillo Killed in ATV Crash in Desert Near Interstate 10 and Mesa Drive
2 Others Injured in Fatal Blythe Accident
Blythe, CA (September 15, 2019) – Two teen boys were killed when an all-terrain vehicle crashed in Blythe. The fatal accident occurred just before noon on September 15 in an open desert area near Interstate 10 and Mesa Drive.
The crash happened when the girl driving a Polaris RZR ATV attempted to make a left turn. Two male passengers, who were not wearing seat belts, were ejected. The vehicle then rolled onto them and they were crushed.
Javier Castillo, 13, died at the accident scene. Eliseo Castillo, 14, was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. Both boys were from San Jacinto.
The driver, also from San Jacinto, and a 9-year-old girl from Blythe suffered moderate injuries. Both girls were wearing seat belts.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Javier Castillo and Eliseo Castillo.