LAKE LOS ANGELES — California Highway Patrol on Nov. 16 officers arrested a man who had been allegedly drunk driving in connection with a single-vehicle crash that killed a 2-year-old boy from Rosamond riding in the car.
According to the CHP, the crash occurred just after 9 p.m. on Nov. 15 on East Avenue P near Lake Los Angeles.
California City resident Devon Dorsey suffered minor injuries in the crash but was booked into county jail on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol, CHP reports state. He was being held on $100,000 in bail.
The CHP reported that during the collision, 2-year-old Michael Bonner of Rosamond died after being transported to the hospital.
Dorsey was driving a 2006 Ford Fusion on Avenue P when he steered to the right and the car hit a raised dirt shoulder and overturned. The boy was ejected.
A woman and girl also riding in the car, also from Rosamond, also suffered minor injuries. The woman and children were related to one another, but Dorsey was not related, according to the CHP.
The CHP is asking anyone with information on the case was urged to call the CHP’s Antelope Valley area office at 661-948-8541.