News Story


Thousand Oaks - Man Injured in Motorcycle Collision
10/10/2013 7:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Vehicle vs. Motorcycle Collision

Report Number:

RB# 13-22709


Mountclef Boulevard at Memorial Parkway, Thousand Oaks


Date & Time:

October 10, 2013    7:00 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau

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

City of Residence



(P) Gonzalez, Franklin

(P) Schwarz, Renee

Simi Valley

Thousand Oaks






This morning, at approximately 7:00 AM, a motorcycle traveling northbound on Mountclef Boulevard approaching Heatherglow Street, was struck by a vehicle as it made a left turn from Heatherglow Street onto southbound Mountclef Boulevard.  The motorcyclist, Franklin Gonzalez, suffered moderate injuries and was transported by AMR to Los Robles Hospital for treatment.  The driver of the Acura, Renee Schwarz, was not injured.


No students from Cal Lutheran University were involved in the collision.


As a reminder from the Thousand Oaks Police Department's Traffic Bureau, please be observant and aware of your surroundings as you drive.  In an effort to provide a safe driving environment in our city, the Traffic Bureau will be increasing directed patrols in specific locations, actively enforcing traffic laws and seeking out traffic violators.  Please drive carefully and arrive home safely.



Prepared by:

Sgt. B. Payton


Media Release Date:

October 10, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. B. Payton



Approved by:

Captain J. Hernandez



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).