Juvenile dies in overnight single-vehicle crash outside of Rio Vista
Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of a major accident near the intersection of County Road 1102 and County Road 1204 during the overnight hours. Rio Vista FD, Johnson County EMS (AMR), and multiple law enforcement responded to the scene.
Officials say it was a single vehicle crash with two occupants injured. The vehicle was traveling along the roadway, lost control, and crashed into a wooded area. The crash caused the vehicle to roll several times before striking a tree.
One of the occupants, identified as a 14-year-old female, died at the scene. The second occupant (driver), identified as a 43-year-old male, fled from the crash scene, but was later found and transported to the hospital in unknown condition with undisclosed injuries.
We are awaiting additional details from DPS regarding this crash. Once received, we will update this story with the information.