News release - 11/26/2012

Published 11/26/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: DUI Injury Collision
DATE/TIME: November 26, 2012 / 1053 hours
LOCATION: Channel Islands Boulevard and Peninsula Road, Oxnard CA
DRIVER-1: Sydney Irene Bolton, 26, Oxnard resident
DRIVER-2: Christine Rebecca Torres, 53, Oxnard resident
VEHICLE-1: Pewter 1999 Honda Accord
VEHICLE-2: Gray 2009 Honda Civic
PREPARED BY: Maria Peña, Traffic Collision Investigator
Senior Officer Maria Peña (805) 385-7750


On November 26, 2012, at about 10:53 a.m., Oxnard PD officers responded to the area of Channel Islands Boulevardand Peninsula Roadafter receiving a call of an injury collision involving two vehicles at the intersection of Channel Islands Boulevard and Peninsula Road. Upon arrival to the scene, officers and EMS personnel found that a pewter Honda Accord and a gray Honda Civic collided in the intersection.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the Accord, driven by Sydney Irene Bolton, was traveling westbound on Channel Islands Boulevard towards a red light at Peninsula Road. The Civic was traveling southbound on Peninsula Road at Channel Islands Boulevard. For unknown reasons, the Accord drove into the intersection against a red light and broadsided the Civic. Ms. Torres and her passenger were transported by Gold Coast Ambulance to Ventura County Medical Center with minor injuries. Ms. Torres and her passenger are listed in stable condition.
Driver Bolton was not injured as a result of the collision and was arrested for suspicion of driving while under the influence.
If anyone has information about this collision, please contact Senior Officer Maria Peña at
805-385-7750. The investigation is ongoing.
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  November 26, 2012, 3:00 p.m.    

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