Oxnard | Fatal hit and run traffic collision involving a pedestrian

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On May 12, 2019, at about 8:46 P.M., patrol officers from the Oxnard Police Department along with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to the intersection of Colonia Road and Marquita Street, in the City of Oxnard, regarding an injury traffic collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.  When the police officers arrived at the scene, they located a 49-year-old Hispanic female lying in the roadway and determined that the vehicle involved in the collision had fled the scene.

EMS provided first aid and the female was transported to Ventura County Medical Center by ambulance.  While at the hospital, the victim’s injuries worsened and, due to her condition as a result of the collision, she succumbed to her injuries on  May 16, 2019.

A witness, who heard the collision, described a red SUV fleeing the scene westbound on Colonia Road towards Oxnard Blvd.  Investigators are currently working with surrounding businesses and residences in an attempt to locate any security video footage.

Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have video recorded or photographed all or part of the incident, to upload your media directly to the investigators via the following link: https://oxnardpd.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/coloniaroad.  All submissions are immediately logged into the Oxnard Police Department’s digital evidence system.  Contact information is not stored by Axon and community members can remain anonymous, choosing to upload their files without providing contact information.  

The Oxnard Police Department Traffic Unit will be visiting the location of the collision to host a press conference and canvass the area for additional information:

WHEN:                   Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:                 Intersection of Colonia Road and Marquita Street, Oxnard

Investigators are asking the public to come forward if anyone has witnessed this incident. The public is asked to contact Senior Officer Paul Knapp at (805) 385-7750.

You can remain anonymous if you choose to do so. You can also remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.

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