Woman Killed in Oakland Hit-and-Run Crash on 14th Street
OAKLAND (December 10, 2017) – A fatal hit-and-run collision occurred on 14th Street early Sunday, according to East Bay Times.
As per the article, a woman was crossing near the 400 block of 14th street and she was hit by a passing dark 4-door sedan. The impact caused serious injuries to the pedestrian, who was found downed on the ground by first responders.
Emergency crews reportedly rushed the victim to Highland Hospital where she later died. Officials only identified the victim as a female of Asian descent and in her 60s.
Meanwhile, reports indicated that the involved motorist continued driving following the collision. At this time, the police have not yet released the description of the hit-and-run driver.
Oakland police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the driver. Those with information can call Crime Stoppers at 510-777-7582 or the Oakland Police Department Traffic Investigations division at 510-777-8570.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is apparent that the motorist involved will be held responsible for causing the tragic accident that has led to the death of the woman. Regardless of their reasons, fleeing the scene following a collision is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the crash fatally injured another individual.
The family of the deceased pedestrian has the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect who has neglected the safety of others on the road. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship. We hope the hit-and-run motorist will be located soon, and justice will then be served.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, we encourage you to speak with our experienced wrongful death lawyer to assist you in proceeding on with your case. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and help you get the justice you deserve. Call Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.
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