17-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash near Ventu Park Road
THOUSAND OAKS, CA (June 21, 2018) – A girl was hospitalized Thursday evening following a hit-and-run collision on Highway 101. Her identity was not immediately released to the public.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident started shortly before 11:00 PM near Ventu Park Road. A northbound 2010 Ford sedan, driven by an unidentified 17-year-old girl, slammed into the freeway’s cement center divider for unknown reasons.
The girl exited her disabled vehicle and attempted to walk across the road when she was struck by a vehicle. The car fled from the scene, leaving the injured teenager in the road. The victim, confirmed to be a resident of Agoura Hills, sustained major injuries from the second collision and was transported to Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center. As per recent updates, the girl was in stable condition and her parents were already notified of the incident.
A description of the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run incident was not immediately available. Investigators are encouraging anyone with relevant information regarding the whereabouts of the driver and the vehicle to cooperate with the investigation by calling CHP’s Moorpark office at (805) 553-0800, or submit a tip anonymously via (800) 835-5247.
When driving, it is important to pay attention to your surroundings and keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, and other vehicles on the road. By abiding by driving laws and being careful when behind the wheel, you can keep yourself and others around you safe.
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