2 Boys Killed in Street-Racing Crash in Riverside County Identified

Related Story2 Boys, Aged 6 and 8, Die After Street-Racing Vehicle Slams Into Their Car in Riverside County: CHP

The boys were pronounced dead at a Riverside University Health System medical center, the website said. He said witnesses placed the boys on the ground and performed CPR until paramedics arrived. The driver of the Altima stopped but soon fled, Olivas said. “He was pretty devastated, so we were assisting pulling out the two brothers,” said the bystander, who identified himself as Michael. The two victims are seen in a family photo provided to KTLA. The driver sustained minor to moderate injuries, while the boys were pronounced dead, the officer said. The driver of a Honda Accord was traveling on the wrong side of Oakwood Street while illegally racing with someone in a Nissan Altima around 5:40 p.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Dan Olivas said on Tuesday. (Credit: OC Hawk)
The occupants inside the Versa, a man and two children were taken to a hospital. Officials were searching for that person  and described the Altima as a black sedan, possibly a 2005 model. The Accord driver, who was also hospitalized with minor to moderate injuries, could face vehicular manslaughter charges, Olivas said. Please enable Javascript to watch this video
Two boys killed in a street-racing crash in Riverside County have been identified, coroner records showed on Wednesday. As the two came to the crest of the road, the Accord driver noticed a Nissan Versa traveling, in the correct direction, toward him, Olivas said. The coroner’s website listed Dominic’s age as 6 and Antonio’s age as 7. Both victims lived in Perris, according to records.  

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2 Boys, Aged 6 and 8, Die After Street-Racing Vehicle Slams Into Their Car in Riverside County: CHP A fundraising webpage organized by their family said the siblings—6 and 8 years old—had just been picked up from school by their older brother when two other drivers were racing and hit their car. Paramedics respond to the scene where two young boys were killed after the car they were in was hit by another vehicle involved in a street race in Mead Valley on May 15, 2018. Dominic Gonzalez and Antonio Gonzalez died after sustaining injuries on the road in the 21000 block of Oakwood Street in Perris Tuesday evening, according to the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s website. A bystander told KTLA the driver of the Versa said his little brothers weren’t breathing. The driver of the Accord slammed onto the Versa, Olivas said.