Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release
On October 12, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a traffic collision that occurred at the intersection of Channel Islands Blvd. and Statham Blvd. Officers determined that a 2005 Nissan Altima was traveling westbound on Channel Islands Blvd. and collided with a 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck which was traveling eastbound on Channel Islands Blvd. attempting a left turn onto Statham Blvd.
The driver of the Nissan, identified as a 22-year-old male of Oxnard, sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene of the collision. The driver of the Toyota pickup truck, identified as a 90-year-old male of Port Hueneme, was believed to have sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center. However, on October 16, 2019, the Oxnard Police Department received notice from the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office that the driver of the Toyota succumbed to his injuries sustained during the collision.
Traffic investigators have taken over the investigation and are attempting to determine the cause of the collision. It is unknown whether speed or alcohol/drugs were involved. Anyone who has information regarding this collision is urged to contact Traffic Officer Corbin Hames at (805) 385-7750 or via email at [email protected].