News Story


Thousand Oaks Traffic - Vehicle vs. Motorcycle Collision
6/9/2015 4:27:00 PM



Nature of Incident:


Traffic Collision ' Vehicle vs. Motorcycle


Report Number:





Via Las Brisas and Via Rio, Dos Vientos, Newbury Park

Date & Time:

June 8, 2015, 5:55 PM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


Matthew Ryan Taylor

Mark Alan Zinderman

Newbury Park

Thousand Oaks





On Monday, June 8, 2015, at approximately 5:55PM, a motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Via Las Brisas at Via Rio in the Dos Vientos area.  An Infiniti was traveling eastbound on Via Las Brisas approaching the intersection at Via Rio, negotiating a left turn onto Via Rio.  While passing through the intersection, the motorcycle struck the rear passenger side of the Infiniti. 


The motorcyclist, Matthew Ryan Taylor, sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to Los Robles Hospital for treatment, where he remains in critical condition.   The driver of the Infiniti, Mark Alan Zinderman, was not injured.


The cause of the collision is currently under investigation.  Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Thousand Oaks Police Department's Traffic Bureau sat (805) 494-8271.


As summer approaches there are many new drivers on the road. The Thousand Oaks Police Department would like to remind drivers to obey all rules of the road, drive carefully and arrive home safely.



Prepared by:

Sgt. B. Payton


Media Release Date:

June 8, 2015



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Deputy Mike Berg  805-494-8271


Approved by:

Captain James Fryhoff



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).