12-Year-Old Killed in Off-Roading Collision near Stoddard Wells Road

APPLE VALLEY, CA (February 24, 2022) – Sunday morning, 12-year-old Isaiah Rocha died in an off-road dirt bike crash near Central Road.

According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened around 9:15 a.m., on February 20. Dispatchers responded to the scene near Stoddard Wells Road.

As per reports, Rocha was riding a dirt bike in the area when he was struck by a man driving a CanAm.  Investigators say they both riders swerved in attempt to avoid crashing, but were unsuccessful. As a result, the two vehicles collided head-on.

Upon impact, the boy was thrown from the dirt bike onto the ground. Medics responded and transported Rocha to a nearby hospital for further treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Due to the extent of his condition, crews later pronounced Rocha deceased at Providence St. Mary Medical Center.

No further details regarding the deadly off-roading crash have been made public at this time.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sympathies to the loved ones of Isaiah Rocha. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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