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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Sunday May 19th, 2019 :: 04:14 p.m. PDT


Traffic Collision Fatality

Nature of Incident: Traffic Collision Fatality

Location: City of Thousand Oaks

Date & Time: May 17, 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent, City of Residence, Age

 (D)  Chad Tsumpes, Thousand Oaks, 18
 (P)  Chialun Tsai, Thousand Oaks, 56                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

On May 17, 2019, at about 12:30 pm, the Thousand Oaks Police Department and the Ventura County Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus a motorcycle traffic collision at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Marin Street. After performing life-saving measures, the motorcyclist, Chad Tsumpes was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ventura County Fire Department.
Tsumpes was traveling west on Hillcrest Drive approaching Marin Street. Chialun Tsai was making a northbound left turn onto Marin Street from Hillcrest Drive when the two collided in the intersection.
The collision is still under investigation by the Thousand Oaks Police Traffic Bureau. Anyone who might have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy Mike Berg at (805) 494-8271.
Prepared by: Wendell Campbell, Deputy
News Release Date: May 17, 2019
Media Follow-Up Contact: Dennis Sliva, Sergeant
[email protected]
(805) 494-8271
 Approved by: Don Aguilar, Captain

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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