Child Dies, Three Others Airlifted to Hospital after ATV Crash near Heber Wildcat Road [Forest Lakes, AZ]


8-Year-Old Girl Dies after ATV Collision near Forest Service Road 99

FOREST LAKES, AZ (September 8, 2022) – Sunday morning, a crash near Heber Wildcat Road claimed the life of an 8-year-old child.

The incident happened on September 4th, just after 11:00 a.m. involving an all-terrain vehicle.

According to police, an ATV crashed in the Forest Lakes area and seriously injured two 8-year-old girls and two 14-year-old girls.

Emergency crews arrived at the site of the crash shortly after and performed CPR on one of the 8-year-old girls. However, despite life-saving efforts, she was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, medics airlifted the other three girls to Phoenix  Children’s Hospital for treatment of their injuries. All the children were from the Pheonix area. At this time, their identities have not been released to the public.

Currently, no other details are available regarding the crash near Heber Wildcat Road. Coconino County Sheriff’s office continues to investigate the circumstances leading up to the incident.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James law firm sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.


The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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