News Story


Fatal Traffic Collision in Thousand Oaks
6/27/2011 7:05:00 AM


Nature of Incident: Fatal Traffic Collision

Location: Lynn Road @ Via Andrea

Date & Time/ RB#: June 25, 2011 @ 3:54 pm / 11-14413

Unit Responsible: Thousand Oaks Traffic Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnessesCity of ResidenceAge

Edward Manuel RuizMoorpark Ca.66
Narrative: The Thousand Oaks Police Department's Traffic Bureau is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred at the intersection of Lynn Road and Via Andrea. Edward Ruiz was riding his motorcycle westbound on Lynn Road. Ruiz's wife, Lupe Ruiz, was a passenger on the motorcycle. As the Ruiz's entered the intersection at Via Andrea, Edward lost control of the motorcycle and left the roadway.

Edward and Lupe were treated at the scene and then transported by ambulance to Los Robles Hospital. Shortly after arrival at the hospital Edward was pronounced deceased due to injuries he sustained during the collision. Lupe was treated for minor injuries.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated. Anyone who may have witnessed this accident is encouraged to call the Thousand Oaks Traffic Bureau at (805) 494-8271

Officer Preparing Release: Sgt. Rick Harwood

Follow-up Contact: Sgt. Rick Harwood /

Date of Release: June 25, 2011

Approved By: Capt. R.Hindman

Ventura County Sheriff's Department
800 N Victoria Ave
San Buenaventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511