62-Year-Old Erik Shaw Dies in Ventura Head-On Accident on Foothill Road
VENTURA, CA (February 9, 2021) – Authorities identified the man who died in a head-on accident Friday afternoon in east Ventura.
The accident happened around 1:36 p.m. on Foothill Road about a half-mile west of Wells Road.
According to the coroner’s office, 62-year-old Erik Shaw of Santa Paula died at the scene.
Shaw had been driving a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on Foothill Boulevard. At the same time, a 29-year-old Wilmington man was heading westbound in a 2008 Toyota Highlander SUV. Both were wearing seat belts.
For unknown reasons, the driver of the Highlander veered into the eastbound lane and collided head-on with Shaw’s Silverado.
As a result, Shaw suffered fatal injuries.
The driver of the Highlander sustained major injuries. Paramedics took him Ventura County Medical Center for treatment.
Investigators did not yet know whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. They asked anyone with further information to contact Steve Lutzke at 805-662-2640.
We would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of Erik Shaw.
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