16-Year-Old Chino Valley Boy Injured in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident
Chino Valley, Arizona—A 16-year-old boy from Chino Valley was struck by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle in the 500 block of West Center Street shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Accident investigators have not released the boy’s name.
The pickup driver left the scene, then was arrested the following day at his home. He is identified as Chad Avilla, age 43, of Prescott. Mr. Avilla was booked into Yavapai County Jail and charged with endangerment, failure to stop following an injury accident and aggravated assault.
The bicyclist was transported by air to Phoenix Children’s Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
We wish a quick and full recovery for the boy.
Prescott AZ Car Accident and Personal Injury News
One person was killed and four others were injured in a single-vehicle accident in Cornville on Saturday night.
A main in his forties and his 9-year-old daughter were seriously injured when their pickup truck clipped the rear wheels of another pickup truck, then rolled several times in Prescott Valley.
Jenna Monet was killed on Sunday when her Tesla crashed into the rear of a fire truck on I-70 in Indiana. Derrick Monet sustained serious injuries in the crash. Both are from Prescott Valley.