40-Year-Old Man ID’d in Deadly Oxnard Accident
A male pedestrian was struck by a hit-and-run driver and killed in Oxnard on Monday morning.
The incident took place at Ventura Road and Ninth Street on August 29th just after 1 a.m.
Carlos Rangel Flores, 40, of Oxnard, suffered severe injuries and was airlifted to Ventura County Medical Center.
Flores sadly died later at the hospital.
The involved driver also fled the scene and remains at large.
Any witnesses are urged to contact detectives at 805-385-7749.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Carlos Rangel Flores.
According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists.
There was also a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.