YORBA LINDA (March 23, 2014) – Yorba Linda teen, Logan Wells, was involved in an accident early Sunday morning which claimed his life. Wells was on his skateboard when he was struck by a minivan. The accident happened at 4:47 a.m. on Bastanchury Road west of Secretariat Way.
A Kia Sorento minivan was traveling east on Bastanchury Road, when it struck Wells. The 61 year old male driver remained at the scene and called 911. Wells was transported to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana where he died a few hours later. The driver was not cited or arrested.
Logan Wells was 16 years old. A student at El Dorado High School in Placentia. His friends gathered at the corner of Bastanchury Road and Secretariat Way to remember logan, leaving flowers and notes in his memory.
An investigation is underway as to what exactly happened. It does not appear as though alcohol or excessive speed were a factor. Witnesses should contact the Yorba Linda Police Department at (714) 779-7098.