MENIFEE (CNS) - A 12-year-old Menifee boy was seriously injured when the quad he was riding overturned as it was being towed by another off-road vehicle, authorities said today.
The accident happened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the 23700 block of Cypress Place, near Newport Drive, according to the Menifee Police Department.
Sgt. Matthew Bloch said that the victim, whose identity was not released, was using a "toy quadricycle'' that broke down, and a girl, also not
identified, who was riding a full-size quad offered to tow him.
It was unclear whether the children were related.
"The juveniles tied the two quads together and began towing the inoperative one,'' Bloch said. "At one point, the towed quad lost control and
overturned. The male juvenile, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejec