Collision Kills 84-Year-Old Man
Two vehicles collided in Oxnard on Monday morning which claimed the life of an unidentified elderly man.
The deadly accident occurred on October 18th at around 11:06 a.m. on Victoria Avenue.
It was reported that a BMW 300i was traveling south when it collided with a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The 84-year-old male driver of the Jeep was taken to Ventura County Medical Center where he was sadly pronounced dead.
Emergency personnel also transported the other driver, a 20-year-old man, to a local hospital with moderate injuries.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
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 also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.