Witnesses Sought in Hit-and-Run That Left Oxnard Man Critically Injured

Police in Oxnard were searching Thursday for witnesses to a hit-and-run crash last month that left a 66-year-old man hospitalized in critical condition.

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Adalberto Romero Deloa was struck while crossing Channel Islands Boulevard near Circle Drive on February 21, 2014. (Credit: Oxnard Police Department)

Adalberto Romero Deloa was struck while crossing Channel Islands Boulevard near Circle Drive at around 6:15 p.m. on February 21, according to a news release from the Oxnard Police Department.

Deloa was hit by a light-colored truck that was traveling eastbound on Channel Islands Boulevard, the release stated.

The Oxnard man was thrown several feet by the impact, landing in the middle of the road where he was struck by a second vehicle, described only as a light-colored sedan, the release stated.

Both vehicles left the scene without rendering aid or calling for help.

Deloa underwent emergency surgery at Ventura County Medical Center where he remained in critical condition, the release stated.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Senior Officer Maria Pena or Traffic Officer Manuel Perez at 805-385-7750.