Jose Luis Diaz Sustained Fatal Injuries After a Motorcycle Accident in Southern California

Ventura County, CA (June 17, 2024) – Jose Luis Diaz (21) of Ventura died in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Westlake Boulevard and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. According to KTLA, the crash happened just after 11:00 p.m. on June 14, 2024.

Jose Luis Diaz died in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Westlake Boulevard and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks.

Jose Luis Diaz Cruz Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Southern California

Jose Luis Diaz, a 21-year-old from Ventura County, met a tragic end following a two-vehicle crash on June 14 that ejected him from his motorcycle.

This accident occurred at the intersection of Westlake Boulevard and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks, reports the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the authorities, Jose Luis Diaz, who resided in Oxnard, crashed into a car at the intersection.

Upon arrival, deputies immediately began life-saving efforts. Soon after, paramedics and firefighters provided advanced medical care. 

Despite being quickly transported to Los Robles Hospital, Jose Luis Diaz ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, the driver of the car sustained minor injuries, received treatment at the hospital, and was then released.

Currently, it remains unclear whether alcohol or drugs were contributing factors to the fatal crash.

Finally, witnesses or those with further information about the incident are encouraged to reach out to Ventura County Senior Deputy Marcos Moreno at 805-494-8271 or via email at

Where Did the Motorcycle Accident in Ventura Happen?

How Often Do Motorcycle Accidents Happen?

The California Highway Patrol’s SWITRS data from 2021 reveals that California experienced 13,381 motorcycle crashes that led to injuries or fatalities. The previous year, 2020, saw 539 motorcyclists lose their lives in accidents statewide.

Los Angeles County topped the charts for motorcycle accidents in 2021 with a count of 2,803, leading to 133 fatalities and 3,068 injuries. Among the injured in Los Angeles County, 837 individuals, or nearly 29.86%, suffered from severe injuries. 

Specifically, in the City of Los Angeles, 942 recorded motorcycle crashes caused injuries or fatalities in 2021, with those crashes resulting in 53 deaths and 346 severe injuries.

How to Request a Police Report in California

A police accident report provides essential details about what happened during a car collision and what caused it. Obtaining a police report when filing a personal injury claim can be advantageous, especially if the document shows the other driver’s negligence. 

To obtain an accident report in California, follow these steps:

  • Submit a written request to the Records & Identification Division of the California law enforcement agency or California Highway Patrol that handled the accident.
  • Include the necessary information in your request, such as the following:
    • date, time, and location of the accident, 
    • the names of the parties involved, and 
    • the accident report number, if available.
  • Provide a waiver authorizing the release of information to your lawyer if you have legal representation.

Remember that time is crucial when pursuing compensation, so acting promptly to obtain the accident report is essential. If you cannot get the report personally due to injuries sustained in the accident, a personal injury lawyer can request a copy on your behalf to prevent any delays in your personal injury case.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that coping with a car accident’s aftermath can be difficult, and you undoubtedly have a lot of concerns about what to do next. For this reason, we have included answers to some of the most often asked concerns concerning auto accidents and personal injury claims in this FAQ area.

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The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker is not the legal representative for the party mentioned above. However, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of Jose Luis Diaz in this motorcycle accident in Southern California.