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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Saturday June 12th, 2021 :: 09:14 a.m. PDT


Serious Injury Traffic Collision Update

Nature of Incident: Serious Injury Traffic Collision Update
Report Number: 21-73124
Location: Lewis Road and Temple Avenue, Camarillo
Date & Time: June 5, 2021@ 4:28 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Traffic Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(P) Luis Becerra
(P) Mario Soto Del Toro
On June 5, 2021, at approximately 4:28 AM, emergency personnel from the Camarillo Police Department, Ventura County Fire Department, and American Medical Response responded to a traffic collision at the intersection of Lewis Road and Temple Avenue in the City of Camarillo.  Investigators have learned a silver Kia sedan driven by Mario Soto Del Toro was traveling northbound on Lewis Road.  For unknown reasons, Luis Becerra was in the northbound lane of Lewis Road, north of the intersection of Temple Avenue.  Mr. Del Toro was unable to stop his vehicle in time and a collision occurred with Mr. Becerra.  Mr. Becerra remains hospitalized with serious injuries.
The collision is still under investigation by the Camarillo Police Traffic Bureau. Anyone who might have witnessed the collision or may have seen Mr. Becerra walking in the area prior to the collision  is asked to contact Senior Deputy Shawn Holzberger at 805-388-5146.
Prepared by: Senior Deputy Shawn Holzberger  
News Release Date: June 10, 2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Senior Deputy Shawn Holzberger
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Shane Matthews
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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).

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