Ruben Hernandez Killed in Semi-Truck Accident on Wells Road at Highway 126 in Ventura County
Ventura, California (October 30, 2021) – A 33-year-old Oxnard man and his passenger were killed in a fiery car crash involving a big rig in the Saticoy area of Ventura County on Friday night, October 29.
The California Highway Patrol said the 10 p.m. collision happened on Wells Road at Highway 126.
The police said Ruben F. Hernandez, a resident of Oxnard, was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Montero SUV southbound on Wells Road when he crashed into a 2017 Freightliner that was making a turn from eastbound Highway 126 to northbound Wells Road.
The Mitsubishi was pinned underneath the trailer and caught fire.
2 Men Killed in Ventura County Semi-Truck Collision
Hernandez and his passenger, identified only as a 22-year-old Oxnard man, were killed in the fiery crash.
The 64-year-old Fillmore man driving the semi-truck was unhurt.
More information about the accident was not provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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