Press Release

 

Moorpark - Injury Traffic Collision
4/30/2012 7:35:00 AM

 

Nature of Incident:    Injury Traffic Collision                            RB#:  12-9477

 

Location:   Mountain Trail Street at Timberridge Road, Moorpark

 

Date & Time:  4-29-2012 / 0044 hours                Unit Responsible:  Moorpark Traffic

 

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses       Address                                             Age

 

(V) Beattie, Gregory Taylor              Moorpark                                          21

 

Narrative:

 

At 12:44 a.m. on 4-29-12, a Moorpark patrol deputy observed Beattie's vehicle traveling southbound on Tierra Rejada Road at a high rate of speed. The deputy attempted to catch up to Bettie's vehicle, but had not yet activated his emergency lights and siren. Beattie turned right onto Countrywood Drive, left on Country Hill Road, and then right onto Mountain Trail Street. During this time, the deputy observed Beattie exceed the speed limit on every street, and failed to stop for two stop signs. As Beattie turned onto Mountain Trail Street, the deputy activated his overhead emergency lights, along with his siren. Beattie again accelerated and immediately failed to negotiate two turns in the roadway. He lost control of his vehicle, went over the curb, and collided with a concrete and rock wall at the intersection of Mountain Trail Street and Timberridge Road.

 

The Ventura County Fire Department responded and used the Jaws of Life to extricate Beattie from his vehicle. Beattie was transported to Los Robles hospital with critical injuries. It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor in the collision.

 

Officer Preparing Release: Sgt. J. Hill

 

Follow-up Contact:  Sr. Deputy Stubblefield @ 805-532-2711

 

Approved By:  Captain Bill Flannigan