Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release
On March 21, 2019, at approximately 10:10 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle and bicyclist which occurred on Saviers Road south of Iris Street. The bicyclist, an unidentified Hispanic male in his mid-20s, sustained serious injuries and was immediately transported to the Ventura County Medical Center. The bicyclist was provided advanced medical treatment however succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the 2007 Kia Rio identified as Jesus Magana, an 18-year-old Oxnard resident, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Magana did not sustain any injuries as a result of the collision.
Based on the preliminary investigation, traffic investigators determined Magana was driving his Kia Rio southbound on Saviers Road when the bicyclist suddenly rode into the path of the vehicle. Magana was unable to avoid the collision and his vehicle collided with the bicyclist.
The collision is still under investigation. Anyone who has information regarding this collision or the identity of the bicyclist is urged to contact Senior Officer Paul Knapp at (805) 385-7750 or via email at [email protected].