A pedestrian was killed in Simi Valley Tuesday night, closing a road there.
Other crashes Tuesday night blocked roads in Ventura and Oxnard.
The Simi Valley incident occurred around 5:34 p.m. in the 2300 block of Alamo Street, according to the Simi Valley Police Department.
A male pedestrian was taken to hospital but died of his injuries, Cmdr said. Lincoln Purcell.
The man was later said to be a 70-year-old Simi Valley resident. He was apparently crossing the road near a pedestrian crossing when the accident occurred.
The vehicle, a Ford F-150 pickup truck, was driven by a Simi Valley man in his 50s who was cooperative and remained at the scene, Purcell said.
The department’s initial investigation found no signs of the driver being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Purcell said, although the incident remains under investigation.
Police had closed the Alamo Road between Wanda Boulevard and Jasmine Glen Boulevard for several hours while authorities investigated. No other details were immediately available.
Separately, a truck crashed on southbound Highway 101 in Ventura and an accident involving a large vehicle caused traffic chaos in Oxnard.
The Ventura crash occurred around 6:05 p.m. on the southbound highway north of the junction with Highway 126, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Motorists on southbound 101 were stuck in traffic on Sanjon Drive for some time as emergency crews partially blocked the right lane.7:30 p.m. Driveway cleared
According to CHP log records, the 30-foot truck was carrying a large number of showers and drove off the embankment.
There were no immediate reports of serious injuries, although the second vehicle, dubbed a Hyundai Tucson, was said to have been badly damaged on the driver’s side.
In Oxnard, a crash involving a pickup truck and a van sparked a massive emergency near the intersection of Ventura and Teal Club roads near the intersection of Ventura and Teal Club roads at about 5:30 p.m. response. Rocky Marquez.
One injured person was taken by ambulance to St. John’s Regional Medical Center but did not appear to be life-threatening, Marquez said.
This story may be updated when more information becomes available.