Multiple people injured after car crashes into pedestrians near Westlake High School
A student was killed and at least four others were injured in the collision Crashed into them in Thousand Oaks, California, officials told CBS News.
According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, the students were leaving Westlake High School when they were struck by the car, which overturned and trapped the driver inside.
A 15-year-old boy died. One of the injured is in critical condition and one is in moderate condition. Two others were slightly injured. Two female students, aged 14 and 16, and another 15-year-old student are among the students.
The driver is wanted after allegedly stabbing a Walmart employee in Simi Valley earlier in the day, the Simi Valley Police Department said in a statement. The stab victim’s injuries were non-life-threatening.
The suspect left the store before police arrived, although witnesses were able to tell police that his white Toyota Camry was missing a front bumper and identified the vehicle’s license plate number.
The suspect then drove to Camarillo, where he was involved in a domestic incident, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.
“The motive for the attack in Simi Valley has not yet been determined, and the investigation is ongoing,” Simi Valley Police said.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with these students, their families, friends and the entire Warrior community,” Conejo Valley Unified School District said in a statement to staff and students.
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