Fatal Traffic Collision
updated: Nov 24, 2011, 8:23 PM
Source: Oxnard PD
INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision
DATE/TIME: November 24, 2011 / 1622 hours
LOCATION: 1300 block of West Olive Street, Oxnard
BICYCLIST: Anthony Martinez, 6 years, resident of Oxnard
DRIVER: Jesus Calderon Ruvalcaba, 50 years, resident of Oxnard
VEHICLE: Pewter 2006 GMC Sierra pick-up truck
On November 24, 2011, at approximately 1622 hours, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to the 1300 block of West Olive Street reference a collision involving a bicycle and a vehicle. Once on scene, officers and EMS personnel found an injured 6-year-old male.
The bicyclist sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling eastbound on the south sidewalk of Olive Street towards M Street. The vehicle was also traveling eastbound on Olive Street towards M Street. For unknown reasons, the bicyclist entered the street and was struck by the vehicle. The collision caused the bicyclist to fall off of his bicycle; he was then run over by the vehicle.
Alcohol or drug impairment is not suspected in this collision. If anyone has information about this collision please contact Senior Officer Maria Peña at 805-385-7750.
An investigation is continuing.
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