THOUSAND OAKS, California (March 31, 2017) – Two were killed and two others were hospitalized after a collision on Hillcrest Drive Thursday, according to Ventura County Star.
The accident involving one vehicle occurred about 5:45 p.m. near Rancho Road.
As per the article, sheriff’s department said a blue car was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed west on Hillcrest Drive when it spun out of control as it approached Rancho Road. That vehicle then struck a curb, veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a white car headed east.
The two occupants of the speeding vehicle died at the scene. They were identified by The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office as 24-year-old Arturo Araujo and 37-year-old Gustavo Lopez, both of Thousand Oaks.
Deputies meanwhile affirmed that the two people riding the white car were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. KVTA News write that the adult female driver was rescued from the wreckage and was treated for moderate injuries while her juvenile passenger sustained minor wounds.
Their names and condition at this time were not released.
The incident is still under investigation.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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