On Monday, November 30, 2020, at approximately 1:38 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a traffic collision involving a single vehicle into a tree in the East Alley of the 2200 block of Arcadia Street. The driver of the vehicle a 6 year-old Oxnard resident, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained significant injuries. Two male juvenile passengers in the vehicle sustained moderate injuries.
The driver and the passengers were transported to the Ventura County Medical Center. The driver is currently listed in critical condition, and one of the passengers was admitted to the hospital for observation and is currently listed in stable condition. The second passenger was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital.
Traffic investigators responded to the scene and took over the investigation. Based upon the initial investigation, Officers determined that a 2007 Nissan Maxima was traveling southbound in the alley when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a tree. The vehicle’s speed appears to be a contributing factor to the collision, and it was determined that the vehicle driver had been drinking alcohol.
The collision is still under investigation and traffic investigators are attempting to determine the events that led up to the collision and the cause of the collision. Anyone who has information regarding this collision is urged to contact Senior Officer Paul Knapp at (805) 385-7750 or via email at Paul.Knapp@oxnardpd.org, or online via the Oxnard Police Department’s website: www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on Report Suspicious Activity. Any witness can also remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477, or visiting www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.