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Thousand Oaks - Bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver
7/13/2012 1:41:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Bicyclist struck by Hit and Run Driver

Report Number:



Avenida De Los Arboles at Kensington Avenue

Thousand Oaks


Date & Time:

July 12, 2012  11:48 am

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department - Traffic Bureau


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

City of Residence


(V) Adult Male

Thousand Oaks



This morning, at approximately 11:48 am, a bicyclist traveling in the bike lane eastbound on Avenida De Los Arboles, was struck by a vehicle also traveling eastbound on Avenida De Los Arboles. After the collision, the vehicle, a small, white pick up truck with ladders attached to the passenger side, did not stop and continued east on Avenida De Los Arboles toward Westlake Boulevard.  The bicyclist was thrown from his bicycle and suffered unknown injuries.  He was transported to Los Robles Hospital for treatment.


Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Thousand Oaks Police Department's Traffic Bureau at 805.494.8271.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant B. Payton

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau

Media Release Date:

July 12, 2012


Follow-Up Contact:

Deputy Ryan Poynter



Approved by:

Captain Jim 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).