Man Hospitalized after Oxnard Pedestrian Accident on C Street and Fifth Street
OXNARD, CA (November 18, 2020) – Sunday evening, an Oxnard man suffered injuries in a crash on C Street and Fifth Street.
According to authorities, the incident involved a 2014 Cadillac ATS sedan and a 30-year-old man. Furthermore, it occurred on C Street, north of Fifth Street at around 7:45 p.m.
Reports revealed that a northbound Cadillac on C street struck a 30-year-old man. Moreover, the man was walking eastbound on C Street north of Fifth when he went into the path of the Cadillac.
Afterward, responders rushed the pedestrian to Ventura County Medical Center after sustaining critical injuries. Police said that the man was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.
Meanwhile, the Cadillac driver that struck the man pulled over and remained at the scene. Authorities confirmed that the driver cooperated with the authorities. At this time, officers do not believe that speed was a factor in the crash.
The Oxnard accident is under active investigation.
Facts about Pedestrians and Accidents
Pedestrians have the right of way at any crosswalk or intersection. Therefore, it’s a driver’s responsibility to yield and be prepared to stop.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, being wary when traveling on foot is important.
Moreover, locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and intersections.
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