Highway 34 Fatal


On Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:15 p.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred on State Route 34 (E. 5th Street), west of Wood Road.
A male driver, name not yet releasable, was driving a silver 1998 Honda Civic on eastbound State Route 34 (E. 5th Street), west of wood Road.  For reasons that are still under investigation, the Honda Civic crossed into the westbound lane of State Route 34 (E. 5th Street) directly into the path of a gray 2016 Chevrolet Silverado that was traveling westbound within the westbound lane of State Route 34 (E. 5th Street).  The Honda collided with the left front of the Chevrolet Silverado causing major damage to both vehicles.
The male driver of the Honda Civic was transported via ambulance to Ventura County Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.  His name is not releasable at this time pending notification of next of kin.  The driver of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, age 69 out of Oxnard, did not sustain any injuries. The collision is still under investigation by the Ventura Area CHP Office.  Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding the collision is asked to call the Ventura Area CHP office at (805) 477-4100.

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