Woman Killed in Carpinteria Accident
CARPINTERIA, CA (April 22, 2019) – An Oxnard woman died and five other people suffered injuries after a head-on crash in Carpinteria on Saturday, April 20.
According to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Kelly Hoover, the crash happened at around 6:30 a.m. on Carpinteria Avenue near Bailard Avenue.
A Nissan panel van traveled westbound on Carpinteria Avenue when for undetermined reasons, it crossed over the center line. Then it collided head-on into an eastbound Toyota Sienna minivan, Hoover stated.
A Montecito couple with two teenage sons occupied the Toyota. All of them suffered moderate injuries and AMR ambulance rushed them to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
The Nissan driver, a 41-year-old Oxnard man, also sustained moderate injuries. Paramedics also transported him to the hospital.
The woman who died at the scene was a passenger in the Nissan. Her name was withheld pending notification of her loved ones.
Alcohol or drugs is not believed to be a contributing factor in the incident. The collision remains under the investigation of the Sheriff’s Department.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones and friends of the victim.
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