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Oxnard teen struck by car in crosswalk dies from his injuries

OXNARD, Calif. - --UPDATE-- 

The 14-year-old Oxnard teen that was struck by a car in the 500 block of East Channel Islands Boulevard on the morning of May 30, 2018, has died.

The Oxnard Police Department says Jason Anthony Ortega, 14, was rushed to the hospital after officers found him in the roadway suffering from serious injuries. Police had initially listed him in stable condition. However, Ortega succumbed to his injuries after being transported to Los Angeles Children’s Hospital.

The 41-year-old woman who hit Ortega with her car has not yet been identified by authorities.

Police are asking anyone that may have witnessed the crash to call Officer Sergio Figueroa at 805-385-7750, or email sergio.figueroa@oxnardpd.org.


A car crash in Oxnard slowed traffic for commuters Wednesday morning and left a teen fighting for his life.

A 14-year-old teenage boy from Oxnard was seriously injured after he was struck by a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse being driven by a 41-year-old woman, also from Oxnard.

The driver was not injured in the collision.

Oxnard police say the crash happened on East Channel Islands Boulevard and Cloyne Street at about 7:10 a.m. when the teen was crossing the street and was hit by the Traverse traveling westbound.

The teen was rushed to the hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

Traffic was heavily impacted in the area with both east and westbound lanes blocked. All roadways on Channel Islands Boulevard at Cloyne Street have since reopened.

Authorities don't believe alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash but the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call or email Oxnard police officer Sergio Figueroa at 805-385-7750 sergio.figueroa@oxnardpd.org.


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