Man, 56, Fatally Struck by Suspected Hit-and-Run Driver at 24th Street and Broadway
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Friday, February 22nd
February 24, 2019 – A 56-year-old man was killed after being struck by a vehicle Friday evening in the area of 24th Street and Broadway, according to the Mercury News.
Preliminary investigation revealed the man was crossing the intersection near Uptown Oakland about 10:39 p.m. Friday when he was struck by a vehicle driving southbound on Broadway.
Deadly Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident in Oakland, February 22
When police arrived at the accident scene, the motorist involved was nowhere to be found. As per the article, the vehicle kept driving south on Broadway and did not stop following the collision.
Meanwhile, paramedics reportedly rushed the injured pedestrian to Highland Hospital, where he was later sadly pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased remained undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.
A detailed description of the vehicle and driver were not released.
Anyone with information on the deadly incident is requested to call the authorities at 510-777-8570, or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
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