Gold Coast Transit bus hits bicyclist in fatal crash
OXNARD, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2018) — A 60-year-old Oxnard man riding a bicycle died after being struck by a bus Monday afternoon, officials said
The crash took place about 4:13 p.m. on Oct. 8 near Lantana Street. The man was riding his bicycle eastbound on Gonzales Road prior to the collision. It is believed that he veered away from the bike lane and into the path of a Gold Coast Transit bus traveling in the same direction.
The Oxnard Police Department stated there were three passengers on the bus and none of them or the driver were injured.
Police closed down the eastbound lanes of Gonzales at Ventura Road to investigate the crash.
The injured man was transported to Ventura County Medical Center where he later died of his injuries.
Oxnard Accident Investigation
Police are piecing together evidence and will determine fault for this crash.
We offer our condolences to the family of the man who died.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances.
An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance company.
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