Road racer flees after fatally placing pedestrian in Oakland

OAKLAND — A 58-year-old lady crossing an East Oakland avenue Friday night time died after she was hit by a automotive police stated was concerned in a avenue race. The motive force fled after the collision and is being sought by Oakland police.

The identify of the girl, an Oakland resident, has not been launched.

The deadly collision occurred about 7:05 p.m. Friday on the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Vicksburg Avenue.

Police stated the girl was crossing the road in a marked crosswalk when she was hit by a black Mercedes that was going westbound on Foothill and didn’t cease for a pink gentle.

Police stated primarily based on witness statements and video surveillance, the driving force of the Mercedes was dashing and was concerned in a avenue race when the girl was hit. An in depth description of the driving force was not obtainable.

The girl died later at a hospital.

Police stated it’s unknown presently if alcohol or medicine had been additionally elements in what occurred.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are providing as much as $10,000 in reward cash for data resulting in the arrest of the driving force. Anybody with data might name police visitors investigators at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

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