Taniela Fanau Hafoka Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Fremont Boulevard

 Taniela Fanau Hafoka Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Fremont Boulevard

Driver Arrested DUI for Fatal Crash Near Tesla Facility

FREMONT, Calif. (May 9, 2024) — Taniela Fanau Hafoka, 26, of Oakland, died in a Fremont pedestrian accident Friday night on Fremont Boulevard near a Tesla factory.

The deadly crash occurred in the 45000 block of Fremont Boulevard at around 11:30 p.m. on May 3rd, according to East Bay Times.

A 58-year-old Sunnyvale man was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the collision. He struck the victim who was standing outside the factory on a break. The vehicle went on to collide with a traffic pole roughly a quarter of a mile away from the pedestrian collision, the report said.

Paramedics responded and provided life-saving measures Taniela Fanau Hafoka who was hit, but he died at the crash scene.

Meanwhile, Fremont police arrested the 58-year-old driver on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage causing injury.

The driver suffered minor injuries and transported to a hospital. On Tuesday, he was taken into custody at Alameda County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail.

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