Plane crash in Oxnard triggers shutdown of major roads

A pilot was taken to the hospital after a single-plane crash in Oxnard Sunday afternoon. 

According to police, the crash happened in the area of 500 S. Ventura Road near E. Pleasant Valley Road and went nose-first into a nearby fence.

Ventura Road are closed between Second and Fifth streets in both directions while the NTSB investigates.. 

Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes. 

No other information was immediately available.