On Sunday, August 27, 2023, at approximately 11:38 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a call for service regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred at Fifth Street and Patterson Road.

Upon arrival, officers found a 15-year-old juvenile pedestrian suffering from multiple injuries. Preliminary investigation indicates a 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling westbound on Fifth Street passing Patterson Road when it collided with the 15-year-old girl pedestrian who was crossing the roadway. The 15-year-old juvenile sustained significant injuries and was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center where the juvenile is listed in critical condition. The driver of the Chevrolet Avalanche a 66-year-old-female from Port Hueneme, remained at the scene and cooperated with officers. Based on the initial investigation, Officers do not believe alcohol was a contributing factor to the collision. Traffic Investigators responded to take over the investigation.

Anyone who has information regarding this collision is urged to contact Traffic Investigator Jay Benson at (805) 385-7500 or via email at jay.benson@oxnardpd.org. Also, anyone with information regarding this case can contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600.