Fatal Collision with One Hit and Run Driver
On Feb.13, at 7:57pm, VPD officers responded to a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Harbor Bl south of Spinnaker Dr. While officers were responding, a witness reported that a second vehicle struck the downed pedestrian.
Officers arrived and found that the pedestrian had succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the first vehicle involved in the collision remained on scene and was cooperative with investigating officers. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to have been a factor involving this driver.
The driver of the second vehicle that collided with the pedestrian fled and has not yet been located.
Ventura PD Traffic Investigators and CSI processed the scene. As a result, a portion of Harbor Bl was closed in the area for several hours.
Anyone with any information is requested to contact Traffic Investigator Chris Wilson at 805-477- 3736 or the VPD Watch Commander at 805-339-4416. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office.