News Story


Thousand Oaks - Driver Killed in Collision With Tree
3/30/2014 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Fatal Collision ' Solo Vehicle into a Tree

Report Number:

RB# 14-7116


Westlake Boulevard North of Skelton Canyon Circle

Date & Time:

March 30, 2014   5:05 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau

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

City of Residence



 Male Adult






This morning, at approximately 5:05 AM, a vehicle traveling southbound on Westlake Boulevard left the roadway and struck a tree in the center median. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity will not be provided until notification of next of kin.


At this time, the cause of the collision is unknown, however speed is a potential factor.  The collision is under investigation by the Thousand Oaks Police Department's Traffic Bureau.  Anyone who may have information concerning the accident is asked to call the Traffic Bureau at 805-494-8271.


The Thousand Oaks Police Department would also like to remind our citizens to drive carefully, and abide by the rules of the road.  Please arrive home safely.



Prepared by:

Sgt. B. Payton



Media Release Date:

March 30, 2014


Follow-Up Contact:

Deputy Mike Berg




Approved by:

Captain Luis Obregon



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).