Kids Walking Home from School Hit by Pickup Truck
Kids Walking Home from School Hit by Pickup Truck

The driver of a pickup truck lost control and crashed into three children who were walking home from school Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred just before 12:30 p.m. near Barstow Junior High School.

According to police, 42-year-old James Ray Arroyo was heading east on Armory Road in a red pickup truck when he lost control. The pickup truck jumped the curb and crashed through a temporary construction fence at the school before colliding with the children.

The children all suffered minor injuries. They were treated by paramedics, then taken to the hospital. Police say the driver was not under the influence when he lost control of the vehicle, and they are still investigating the cause of the crash.

“Our thoughts are with the children who were hurt in this crash. Please remember to be especially cautious when driving around schools,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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