1 Dead and 2 Injured in Ventura County Traffic Accident on Highway 1
VENTURA COUNTY, CA (May 4, 2020) – Late Friday morning, a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1 near Deer Creek Road killed Javier Carillo.
The three-vehicle crash involving a 2002 International box truck, a 2002 Ford flatbed truck, and a 2011 Subaru SUV happened at about 11:44 a.m
According to the CHP, 61-year-old Ronald Baldonado was heading south on Highway 1 in his Ford.
As he slowed down to turn left on Deer Creek Road, 42-year-old Javier Carillo from Oxnard was heading south on Highway 1 in his International truck, driving just behind Baldonado.
Meanwhile, 76-year-old James Buchanan was heading north in his Subaru. For reasons still unknown, Javier Carillo failed to slow down behind Baldonado and crashed the Ford’s rear.
The Aftermath of the Crash on Highway 1
Due to the impact, Baldonado went into the northbound lane and crashed with James Buchanan’s car.
The California Highway Patrol revealed that the three vehicles suffered major damage. The authorities also temporarily rerouted the north and southbound traffic on the right shoulder of Highway 99 for around 2 hours.
When a fire department personnel arrived at the scene, they declared Javier Carillo dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, Ronald Baldonado suffered moderate injuries, while James Buchanan suffered major injuries. Medical responders took both injured drivers to Ventura County Medical Center for treatment.
The California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the collision. They are also still encouraging anyone who may have seen the crash to contact Ventura Area CHP at (805) 662-2640.
We extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Javier Carillo. We also wish the injured party a swift and steady recovery.
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