27-Year-Old Man Arrested after Fatal DUI Collision near Oxnard Boulevard

OXNARD, CA (February 18, 2022) – Sunday evening, a male bicyclist was fatally struck by a drunk driver on Wooley Road.

Police responded to the scene around 10:18. p.m., just east of Oxnard Boulevard.

Per reports, the driver of a 2018 Honda Civic over sped while traveling east on Wooley Road. The car then drifted onto the south shoulder of the road after passing through the intersection.

There, the vehicle collided with the male pedestrian who was riding a blue BMX-style bicycle at the time. The unidentified bicyclist succumbed to his injuries while the driver of the vehicle did not sustain injuries.

According to preliminary investigations, officers only described the driver as a 27-year-old Oxnard man. Police say he was intoxicated with alcohol and they later seized him for suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular homicide.

Crews eventually booked the driver into Ventura County jail with bail set at $50,000, as per online jail records.

Additionally, the crash prompted the closure of Wooley Road just east of Oxnard Boulevard overnight. At this time, an investigation into the crash is ongoing.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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