News Story


Thousand Oaks: Local Business Man Killed in Solo Motorcycle Accident
3/1/2015 5:04:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Local Business Man Killed in Solo Motorcycle Accident

Report Number:



Skyline Auto Center, N. Skyline Drive, Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

February 28, 2015 5:02 PM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau


City of Residence


Male Adult

Thousand Oaks

49 yrs.


On Saturday, February 28, 2015, at approximately 5:02 PM, a 49 year old male was riding a motorcycle at his business, attempting to load the motorcycle into a truck/trailer.

For unknown reasons, the rider was unable to load the motorcycle, and both he and the motorcycle struck the ground.  The male motorcyclist suffered critical injuries and was transported to Los Robles Hospital for treatment. Several hours later, he succumbed to his injuries.   At this time, he will not be identified pending notification of next of kin.


There are limited details as this incident is currently under investigation by the Thousand Oaks Police Department's Traffic Bureau.  Citizens who may have knowledge of the accident, are asked to call the Thousand Oaks Traffic Bureau at 805-494.8271. 


We would also encourage motorcycle riders to be vigilant in their safe driving habits, and to always wear a motorcycle helmet, whether a driver or a passenger.



Prepared by:

Sgt. B. Payton


Media Release Date:

March 1, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. B. Payton


Traffic Investigator Deputy Mike Berg



Approved by:

Captain John Reilly



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).