2 Pedestrian Crashes Happen in 15 Minutes on Highway 118
2 Pedestrians Injured in Separate Simi Valley Accidents
Simi Valley, CA (October 5, 2019) – Two pedestrians were injured in separate incidents just minutes apart in Simi Valley. The crashes happened on the morning of October 5 on Highway 118.
Both incidents occurred near the Rocky Peak Road overpass. In the first incident, a pedestrian was reportedly lying down on the entrance ramp from Rocky Peak to westbound Highway 118. The victim, a man from Winnetka in his early 20s, had lacerations to his head. The cause of the crash is unknown. He was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Just 15 minutes later, the officer at the first crash scene heard tires screeching and could see cars stopped. The officer found that a pedestrian had been hit by a semi truck.
The second victim, an unidentified man, suffered serious injuries. The cause of the crash is unknown. His vehicle was found on the right shoulder, so it was not clear how he got hit.