Here is a roundup of the latest incidents and arrests from Ventura County companies:

Highway 118 crash target named

A  Moorpark man died in a three-automobile crash in Somis Tuesday, in accordance to the Ventura County Health care Examiner’s Business office.

Portions of Highway 118 in Somis were closed Tuesday morning for a fatal crash in the area of Somis Road and Santa Clara Avenue.

Portions of Freeway 118 in Somis were being shut Tuesday early morning for a lethal crash in the spot of Somis Road and Santa Clara Avenue.

The agency determined Richard W. McIver, 76, who died in the collision at 9:20 a.m. along Highway 118 close to Center School Highway.

McIver was driving a 1971 Izusu truck westbound when the driver of a 2006 Toyota Tundra pickup attempted to pass him, according to California Freeway Patrol.

For factors continue to beneath investigation, McIver then crossed into the eastbound lane where by he collided head-on with the driver of a semitrailer carrying lumber.

McIver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced useless at the scene, CHP mentioned.

Ventura County Hearth, which also responded to the crash, claimed Tuesday that five other victims experienced minor or moderate accidents in the crash.

The crash led to an prolonged closure of Freeway 118 for the Ventura-place CHP to examine the crash. Any one with information about the crash can phone CHP at 805-662-2640.

Fireplace kills 3 canines, displaces 3 in Simi Valley

A hearth that broke out in a Simi Valley house Tuesday evening left 3 canine useless and displaced a few persons.

The Ventura County Fireplace Section was dispatched at around 9:20 p.m. to a single-loved ones home on the 3100 block of Lori Circle. The house is located in a household region, west of Tapo Canyon Highway.

“It was a significant fireplace. There was a lot of fire,” reported fire Capt. Brian McGrath Wednesday early morning.

The blaze was mainly in the front proper corner of the residence, the garage region, and had spread into the attic. Neighbors have been evacuated as flames threatened their homes.

The fire was knocked down all-around 10 p.m., McGrath claimed. The bring about of the blaze was nonetheless under investigation as of Wednesday early morning.

A single human being, who was outdoors attempting to extinguish the blaze, was treated for insignificant injuries. Fire personnel treated three canines for smoke inhalation, but the canines died.

The Purple Cross was called to guide the 3 people today displaced. Their ages had been not quickly available.

Mulch hearth smolders, sends up smoke

A mulch pile that caught hearth Wednesday morning smoldered for hrs on private residence in Moorpark, officials reported.

The Ventura County Fire Department had been dispatched to 12000 Stockton Road shortly after 6:30 a.m. Smoke was visible in the surrounding spots near Stockton and Broadway roads, east of Balcom Canyon Highway.

Significantly less than a quarter of an acre experienced burned as of approximately 10 a.m., mentioned hearth Capt. Brian McGrath.

The hearth was contained and did not threaten nearby buildings or attributes. The blaze was expected to smolder for a while thanks to the mulch pile, he said.

No injuries were being reported. The induce of the fire was however beneath investigation.

This was the scene of a mulch fire in Moorpark on Wednesday morning.

This was the scene of a mulch fireplace in Moorpark on Wednesday morning.

Simi Valley teenager stabbed

The Simi Valley Law enforcement Division is investigating the stabbing of female juvenile Tuesday night.

The incident was described at 8:55 p.m. in the 2000 block of Elizondo Avenue.

The victim, who endured various stab wounds, was taken to a regional hospital with non-everyday living-threatening accidents, in accordance to police. No arrests have been created in the situation, but investigators do not think there is any outstanding danger to the public.

Investigation into the stabbing stays ongoing. Any individual with information can phone Detective Kevin VanFleet at 805-583-6182.

Car crashes into Oxnard dwelling space

A motor vehicle crashed into the living place of an Oxnard house on Tuesday evening, according to the Oxnard Law enforcement Section.

The crash was described around 11:45 p.m. in the 1100 block of Ambrosia Avenue.

The occupants of the house had been asleep when the crash happened, police reported.

No injuries ended up reported as a outcome of the incident. The crash continues to be underneath investigation by the Oxnard Law enforcement Department’s Website traffic Unit.

Ventura law enforcement debut chilly scenario website

The Ventura Police Office released a new web site committed to chilly cases with the hope that extra details can be offered by the public.

The web-site lists in excess of 25 chilly conditions from 1970 to 2018 involving homicides, lacking people and other unidentified deaths.

The web page can be found at

Any person with new data about a cold situation can speak to investigators at [email protected]. Details can also be presented anonymously by using Ventura County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Jeremy Childs is a breaking information and common assignment reporter for the Ventura County Star. He can be reached at 805-437-0208, [email protected], and on Twitter @Jeremy_Childs.

Cytlalli Salgado is a breaking information reporter for the Ventura County Star. She can be achieved by contacting 805-437-0257 or emailing [email protected].

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