On Friday, July 22, 2016 at 5:57 p.m., a fatal collision occurred on State Route 150, west of Old Baldwin Road involving two vehicles.
A female driver, age 29, of Ventura, was driving a 2003 Volkswagen Passat on westbound State Route 150, west of Old Baldwin Road. For reasons that are still under investigation, the driver of the Volkswagen veered to the right, into the north shoulder, and collided with a guardrail. The Volkswagen then veered back into the roadway, across the westbound lane of State Route 150, and into the eastbound lane of State Route 150 causing a head on collision with a 2015 Tesla Model S that was traveling within the eastbound lane.
The female driver of the 2003 Volkswagen Passat was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel. Her identity is not releasable at this time pending next of kin notification. The driver of the 2015 Tesla Model S, male driver age 54, of Ojai, sustained moderate injuries as a result of the collision.
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.