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Oxnard Pursuit Ends After Truck Smashes Into Car, Home

Posted on Monday, August 12, 2013 12:10am

What Oxnard Police thought was going to be a routine traffic stop turned into a pursuit, ending when the vehicle trying to flee smashed into a car, and a home.

It happened at around 10:30 yesterday morning, in Oxnard.  An officer tried to stop a pickup on Ninth Street for a traffic violation, but the driver fled.  After a short chase, the truck hit a car at the intersection of Ninth, and E Streets.  The pickup then smashed into a home.

Police say the driver of the truck, Jess Gonzales of Oxnard, then tried to flee the scene on foot, but was caught by police.  The 28 year old man was arrested for felony evading, and felony hit and run.

The two people in the car which was hit during the case escaped with minor injuries.  No one in the home was hurt.

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