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Five People, Including Children, In Ventura Crash

Tuesday November 22, 2022

     Five people, including three children, were taken to the hospital following a crash in Ventura late Monday night.

     Ventura police say it happened around 10:35 PM on Victoria Avenue at Olivas Park Drive.

     Police say a vehicle attempting to make a left turn from northbound Victoria to westbound Olivas Park Drive did so against a red arrow and collided with a vehicle traveling southbound on Victoria.

     Five people in the southbound vehicle, including 3 children ages 10, 5, and 1 year old, plus two adults, were transported to the hospital.

     Their injuries were described by police as moderate to serious but not life threatening.

     The driver and only occupant of the northbound vehicle was not hurt.

     The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with traffic investigators.

     Police say there was no evidence of impairment of either driver and the accident is still under investigation.