• January 04, 2017

Elijah Johnson Hurt in Compton, CA Accident

Compton, CA -- 13-year-old Elijah Johnson was left paralyzed in an incident involving a drunk driver in Compton, CA on Saturday, December 24, 2016.

It appears Mr. Johnson was riding with his older cousin on Susana Road about 10 p.m. when the incident occurred. Sources claim the cousin was traveling at excessive speeds, and was running red lights prior to the crash. The details of the crash are unclear, but officials believe alcohol contributed to the incident. The 13-year-old victim's unidentified cousin was arrested at the scene of the incident. The collision left the boy with severe injuries, including paralysis.

The official investigation is ongoing and may reveal more details as it concludes.

The report provided no more information at the time of its release.

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