Off-road vehicle overturns on hillside, injuring rider

PERRIS – A rollover crash involving an all-terrain vehicle left a man injured today in south Perris.

The ATV flipped over shortly after 10 a.m. while the man was riding in hilly terrain in the area of Goetz Road and Sotelo Road, just west of the Menifee city boundary, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Firefighters found the rider, whose name was not released, “100 yards up a hill,” suffering from moderate injuries. He was carried out on a stretcher and placed in an ambulance, then taken to Riverside University Medical Center in Moreno Valley for treatment.

Sheriff’s deputies were investigating the crash.

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