OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Fatal traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian|
|DATE/TIME:||May 11, 2019 / 6:49 p.m.|
|LOCATION:||Olds Road north of Sanford Street, Oxnard|
|PEDESTRIAN:||10-year-old female Oxnard resident|
|VEHICLE/DRIVER||1993 red Mercury Tracer
Juan Antonio Silva 52-year-old Oxnard resident
|PREPARED BY:||Phillip Flores, Traffic Investigator|
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Phillip Flores, Traffic Officer (805)385-7750
On May 11, 2019, at approximately 6:49 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian at Olds Road north of Sanford Street. The pedestrian, a 10-year-old female, sustained serious injuries and was immediately transported to the Ventura County Medical Center.
On May 13, 2019, the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office notified the Oxnard Police Department that the 10-year-old pedestrian had succumbed to her injuries sustained because of the collision despite the lifesaving efforts of the Ventura County Medical Center’s staff
Based on the preliminary investigation, officers determined the 10-year-old pedestrian was attempting to cross Olds Rd. just north of Sanford St. and was struck by a 1993 Mercury Tracer traveling northbound. The driver of the Mercury Tracer, identified as 52-year-old Oxnard resident Juan Antonio Silva, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. It is unknown whether alcohol or drugs were involved. The collision is still under investigation.
Anyone who has information regarding this collision is urged to contact Officer Phillip Flores at (805) 385-7750 or via email at Phillip.Flores@oxnardpd.org.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: 5/13/19 @ 2:00 p.m.