DATE: January 9, 2021, 3:43 P.M.
SUBJECT: Fatal traffic collision involving a bicyclist
LOCATION: Oxnard Blvd. north of Wooley Road, Oxnard
DRIVER: 21-year-old male of Fresno, CA
VEHICLE: 2019 Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer
BICYCLIST: 75-year-old male of Oxnard
CONTACT: Michael Gens, Traffic Officer
(805) 385-7750 | email@example.com
On January 9, 2021, at approximately 3:43 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a traffic collision involving a semi-truck and trailer and a bicyclist that occurred on Oxnard Blvd. north of Wooley Road. Officers determined that a 2019 Peterbilt semi-truck towing a 53-foot trailer struck a 75-year-old male of Oxnard. The bicyclist sustained critical injuries and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the collision. The 21-year-old semi-truck driver of Fresno remained at the scene and provided information regarding the collision.
Traffic investigators responded to the scene and took over the investigation. Based on the initial investigation, it was determined that the driver of the semi-truck and trailer was northbound Oxnard Blvd. after turning from Wooley Road when the bicyclist was struck. The driver immediately stopped and parked along the right side of the roadway after the collision. Traffic investigators do not believe that speed and/or alcohol are contributing factors to the collision.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information regarding this collision is urged to contact Traffic Officer Michael Gens at (805) 385-7750 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.