Fillmore | Driver in Fatal Traffic Collision Arrested for Murder

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  

A Fillmore resident was arrested late Thursday for murder after investigators learned that the fatal traffic collision he caused resulted from an intentional act. Eduardo Robles was travelling westbound on S/R 126 in a gray Honda sedan Thursday afternoon when he intentionally accelerated his vehicle into the back of another passenger car. That car spun into the eastbound lanes and was struck by a tractor trailer. The driver of that vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor trailer and Robles’ passenger were injured in the collision and taken to a local hospital.

Robles was booked on one count of murder and one count of attempted murder, and is being held at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura in lieu of $700,000 bail. S/R 126 was closed in both directions for several hours Thursday while detectives and traffic investigators examined the scene.

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