Camarillo - Fatal Traffic Accident
updated: Jun 17, 2013, 10:37 AM
Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Nature of Incident: Fatal Traffic Accident
Report Number: 13-13266
Location: Carmen Dr. and Edgemont Dr., Camarillo
Date & Time: June 16, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Police Department Traffic Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
Decedent-Male Juvenile Camarillo 12
Party-Carolyn Joan Skinner Camarillo 79
On June 16, 2013, at approximately 5:10 PM, the Camarillo Police Department, Ventura County Fire
Department and AMR responded to the intersection of Carmen Dr. and Edgemont Dr. in reference to an
injury traffic accident.
Initial reports were that a vehicle hit a juvenile riding a bicycle. Upon further investigation, it was
determined that the juvenile was riding his bicycle northbound along the west side of Carmen Dr. with
two other bicyclists. Carolyn Skinner was driving her 2000 Toyota Avalon northbound on Carmen Dr.
approaching Edgemont Dr. The juvenile attempted to cross Carmen Dr. at Edgemont Dr. and was struck
by Skinner. The juvenile sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the accident and was
transported to Los Robles Regional Medical Center by AMR where he later died. The juvenile was not
wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The accident is still under investigation by the Camarillo Traffic Bureau. Anyone who might have
witnessed the accident or is aware of anyone that might have been involved in the accident is asked to
contact the Camarillo Police Department at (805) 388-5100.
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest
and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain
anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
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