DATE: October 22, 2021, 8:29 p.m.
SUBJECT: Serious Injury Traffic Collision Involving Bicyclist
LOCATION: Fifth Street (SR-34) east of Rose Avenue, Oxnard
DRIVER/VEHICLE: Unidentified Driver / Unidentified Tractor Trailer
DRIVER/VEHICLE: 19-year-old male of Camarillo, CA / 2017 BMW 330i
Bicyclist: Unidentified adult male / BMX bicycle
CONTACT: Jose Diaz, Senior Officer (805) 385-7749 | [email protected]
On October 22, 2021, at approximately 8:29 p.m., Oxnard Police Officers and EMS personnel responded to a call of a traffic collision involving a bicyclist that occurred on Fifth Street east of Rose Avenue. Oxnard Police Department Traffic Officers responded to assist with the investigation. Based on the preliminary investigation, it was determined that a 2017 BMW 330i was traveling west on Rose Avenue when unidentified tractor trailer traveling east on Fifth Street, swerved into the westbound lanes. The 2017 BMW 330i swerved into the bike lane to avoid colliding with the unidentified tractor trailer. The BMW was involved in a collision with a bicyclist which was traveling west on Fifth Street in the bike lane.
The bicyclist, an unidentified adult male, sustained critical injuries and was transported to Ventura County Medical Center. The driver of the 2017 BMW 330i, identified as a 19-year-old male of Camarillo, was uninjured and remained on scene to provide aid to the bicyclist. Officers were unable to locate the unidentified tractor trailer. Investigators do not believe alcohol was a factor in this collision.
Anyone who witnessed this traffic collision is urged to contact Senior Officer Jose Diaz at (805) 385-7749 or via email at [email protected]