Boy Killed, 2 Others Injured in Pedestrian Crash at Cooper Road and Anita Avenue
Victims Hit in Crosswalk in Fatal Oxnard Accident
Oxnard, CA (September 30, 2019) – A 8-year-old boy was killed and a 9-year-old girl and her mother were injured in a pedestrian crash in Oxnard. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of September 20 at Cooper Road and Anita Avenue.
The two children and the woman were in a crosswalk at the intersection. The group was hit by a van while walking to Ramona Elementary School. All three were taken to a local hospital. The boy later died. The girl and her mother suffered serious injuries.
The driver of the van, a 17-year-old girl, was just leaving the elementary school when the crash occurred. She claimed the sun was in her eyes and she wasn’t able to see the pedestrians in the crosswalk.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.