News Story


Fillmore - (update) Bicyclist dies as a result of injuries from traffic collision
6/8/2012 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Serious Injury Traffic Collision ' Update - Fatal 

Report Number:



Ventura Street and C Street, Fillmore, CA

Date & Time:

06/06/2012 @ 8:37 AM

Unit Responsible:

Fillmore Police Department and Camarillo Traffic Unit

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

City of Residence


Party-Victor Leija

Party-Guadalupe Cruz







On the morning of June 6, 2012, at 8:27 A.M., the Fillmore Police Department, Fillmore Fire Department / Medic Unit, and American Medical Response (AMR) responded to the intersection of Ventura Street and C Street for an injury traffic accident.  Initial reports were that a tractor-trailer had collided with a bicyclist in the intersection.


The bicyclist, Mr. Guadalupe Cruz was treated at the scene and immediately rushed to Ventura County Medical Center via AMR. Later that same day, at approximately 4:41 P.M., Mr. Cruz succumbed to his injuries sustained in this collision. The investigation is ongoing and anyone who might have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Fillmore Police Department/Sergeant Aguirre (805) 524-2235.   




Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Captain Monica McGrath

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Anthony Aguirre (805) 524-2235

Approved by:

Captain Melissa Smith