8-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck in Deadly Accident near Bobcat Drive

MENIFEE, CA (July 8, 2022) – Monday night, 8-year-old Evans Phillips was killed in a scooter collision on Shadow Hills Street.

The crash happened on July 4th, around 7:00 p.m. Dispatchers arrived in the 29000 block of Shadow Hills Street shortly after.

Initial investigations stated that Phillips was riding near a yard when the driver of a vehicle struck him.

Upon arrival, paramedics pronounced Philips, of Wildomar dead at the scene due to the extent of his injuries. Furthermore, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

Following preliminary investigations, investigators confirmed that alcohol or drugs were not involved in the accident. Once available, further details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Evans Phillips. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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