News release - 5/1/2014

Published 5/1/2014 (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: May 1, 2014 / 1844 hours
LOCATION: Ventura Road south of Vineyard Avenue
PARTY 1: Male, 45 Years Old (Name withheld pending notification of next of kin)
VEHICLE(S): Grey, 2006 Nissan Platina
PREPARED BY: Senior Officer Jamie Brown, Traffic Coordinator
Senior Officer Jamie Brown, Traffic Coordinator

On May 1, 2014, at about 6:44 PM, officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to Ventura Road south of Vineyard Avenue after receiving a call of a single-vehicle traffic collision. Emergency personnel found that the vehicle, a 2006, Nissan Platina had struck a tree and found the driver, the sole occupant, suffering from major injuries.    The driver was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries
Responding officers conducted the preliminary investigation and determined that the Nissan was traveling southbound on Ventura Road and, for unknown reasons, veered to the left, drove onto the center median, and collided into a palm tree.
It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision.          
If anyone has information about this collision, please contact Senior Officer Jamie Brown at (805) 385-7749. 
The investigation is continuing.

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