[04-01-2024] Alameda County, CA – Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Hit-And-Run Vehicles in Oakland

Published April 19, 2024

[04-01-2024] Alameda County, CA - Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Hit-And-Run Vehicles in OaklandA pedestrian was killed after being struck by hit-and-run vehicles in Oakland on Monday morning, April 1, 2024. 

According to the Oakland Police Department, the collision happened around 5:42 a.m. at the intersection of 98th Avenue and San Leandro Street.

Authorities stated that the pedestrian, identified only as a man, was crossing the street when he was hit by a vehicle approaching on San Leandro Street. The victim fell to the pavement and was struck by another vehicle heading eastbound. 

Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Both involved drivers did not stop and fled the scene. Anyone with information is urged to call police traffic investigators at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

No further information was released, and the authorities are gathering all necessary details to determine the cause of the collision. 

The investigation continues. 

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.

  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.

  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.

  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.

  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.

  • Seek immediate medical attention.

  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

What A Lawyer Can Do For You

Many victims put off calling a lawyer even if they sustain injuries after an accident. However, lawyers can help you in many ways. They can provide you with police reports, CCTV footage, and witness statements to strengthen your case. Your attorney will also negotiate with insurance companies to get you fair compensation. 

The best part is that they will do all of these things for you at no upfront cost. So if you’re injured in an accident, hire a personal injury attorney to recover medical bills, car repair costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.