Press release - Fatal Traffic Collision

Published 8/1/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  Fatal Traffic Collision
DATE/TIME:  07-29-2011 / 2255 hours
LOCATION:  4600 Block South Rose Av
PEDESTRIAN:  White Male, 21 years old, unknown city of residence (Name Withheld)
PREPARED BY:  Sergeant Randy Latimer
 Senior Officer Maria Pena, Traffic Investigator, 385-7750
 Officer Ernie Orozco, Traffic Unit, 385-7600


On July 29, 2011, at approximately 2255 hours, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to the 4600 block of S. Rose Av. after receiving a call of a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Once on scene, officers and EMS personnel found that a pedestrian, a 21-year old male, residence unknown, had been run over by several vehicles in the northbound lanes of Rose Av. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are attempting to determine why the pedestrian was in the roadway at the time of the collision. According to witnesses, the pedestrian was laying in the roadway when he was run over by several vehicles. Several motorists stopped after seeing the pedestrian get run over. It is unclear whether or not the pedestrian was struck by another vehicle prior to being discovered by the witnesses who stopped.

If anyone witnessed this collision or has information regarding this collision please contact Senior Officer Maria Pena at 385-7750.

An investigation is ongoing

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