86-Year-Old Man Hits Six Pedestrian While Trying to Park at 2001 Ventura Boulevard
OXNARD, CA (March 19, 2018) – Six people were reportedly injured after a vehicle crashed into a Costco entrance, located at 2001 Ventura Boulevard, Monday morning at around 11:30 AM.
According to Oxnard police, an 86-year-old man was trying to park his 1989 Buick, when he reversed into the warehouse. The people sustained minor to moderate injuries, and two of them were taken to an area hospital for treatment and medical evaluation.
The elderly driver cooperated with the police during the initial investigation. He said that he unintentionally placed the vehicle in reverse and accelerated, making the vehicle enter the store and hit six shoppers inside.
Alcohol and drugs are believed to have no involvement in the incident. Authorities continue to investigate the crash, and any witnesses are encouraged to call Officer Michael Wood at (805) 385-7750.
No other information is available at the time.
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