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Ojai Investigators Seek Information in Hit & Run
4/11/2016 6:19:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Injury Traffic Accident (Hit &Run)


Report Number:

RB #16-46803


Ojai Avenue and Fox Street

Ojai, CA


Date & Time:

03/29/2016 @ 7:46 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Detectives


(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (Party), (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Unknown




On 03/29/2016, at approximately 7:46 PM hours, a 72-year old female pedestrian and her husband were walking south in the designated crosswalk at Ojai Avenue and Fox Street.  The driver of a vehicle failed to stop for the pedestrians and struck the female party.  The driver subsequently fled the scene in the vehicle.  The female pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was transported to the local hospital.


The collision is still under investigation by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office/Ojai Detectives.  Anyone who might have witnessed the collision or is aware of anyone that might have been involved in the collision is asked to contact the Ojai Police Department at (805) 646-1414 or e-mail Detective Hollowell at


Prepared by:

Detective Will Hollowell


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Will Hollowell 805-646-1414


Approved by:

Captain Dave Kenney



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).