An off-duty deputy with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace was arrested final week after an alleged DUI crash that despatched a sufferer to the hospital with critical accidents, in response to California Freeway Patrol officers.
The off-road accident was reported round 5:11 a.m. on Jan. 30 on unincorporated land north of Guiberson Highway and west of Torrey Highway. The world is south of Piru in a area on personal property close to the Santa Clara River backside.
Officer Ryan Ayers of the CHP’s Moorpark workplace mentioned the company responded as a result of the crash occurred on personal property in an unincorporated space. Ventura County Hearth Division personnel and ambulance crews additionally responded.
CHP officers discovered a Polaris RZR all-terrain car overturned within the area. The passenger, a 54-year-old Fillmore man, had been transported by a personal occasion to Ventura County Medical Middle earlier than officers arrived.
Investigators decided the solo-vehicle rollover launched the passenger from the ATV. The person was not carrying a helmet or seat belt and suffered extreme head trauma, in response to Ayers. His situation wasn’t out there Wednesday.
The 46-year-old deputy driving the ATV declined medical consideration on the scene. CHP officers performed a DUI investigation and arrested him on suspicion of a number of costs, together with DUI inflicting bodily harm, a felony. He was booked into county jail and was launched the following day on bond.
The Star doesn’t usually identify felony suspects till they’ve been formally charged by the Ventura County District Legal professional’s Workplace. As of midafternoon Wednesday, no costs had been filed, courtroom information indicated.
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Sheriff’s Capt. Cameron Henderson mentioned the deputy was not on lively obligation on the time and had no lively assignments throughout the sheriff’s workplace. The deputy had been within the technique of retiring from the division after a virtually 20-year profession, Henderson mentioned.
“There’s nothing to droop him from as a result of he is not at present working,” Henderson mentioned of the deputy’s employment standing.
The deputy is because of seem in Ventura County Superior Courtroom on the morning of Feb. 16, on-line jail information present.
The accident stays below investigation by the Moorpark-area CHP workplace. Anybody with info can name 805-553-0800.
Ayers needed to remind ATV riders that helmets are required throughout use as are seatbelts, if put in.
Jeremy Childs is a breaking information and public security reporter protecting the night time shift for the Ventura County Star. He will be reached by calling 805-437-0208 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You too can discover him on Twitter @Jeremy_Childs.