Updated News Release
On August 29, 2022, at approximately 0108 hours, Oxnard Police officers and EMS personnel were dispatched to the area of Ventura Road and Ninth Street to check the well-being of an injured person down in the roadway. Officers located the person and found him to have significant injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle.
The unidentified adult male was quickly transported to the Ventura County Medical Center. Unfortunately, the victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. His identity is still being investigated by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The driver of the vehicle is still outstanding. Officers continue to investigate in the area to identify the driver and vehicle that struck the pedestrian. Investigators suspect the vehicle to have damage to the front bumper near the center license plate.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Corporal Mike Wood at (805) 385-7749 or via email at [email protected]
Also, anyone with information regarding this case or other criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or online via the Oxnard Police Department’s website:www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on Report Suspicious Activity.
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 or visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.