Injuries Reported in Oakland Accident on 8400 San Leandro Street
OAKLAND, CA (January 17, 2023) – Sunday night, two people suffered injuries in a stolen car crash on 8400 San Leandro Street.
The incident happened around 8:47 p.m. in the 8400 block of San Leandro Street.
According to reports, a suspected car thief driving a stolen Kia struck a concrete barrier. As a result, two passengers sustained injuries and required hospitalization.
After the crash, the male driver escaped before police and emergency personnel arrived at the scene. Moreover, investigators haven’t disclosed his identity as of this time.
Meanwhile, an 18-year-old Oakland female passenger suffered major injuries in the crash. Then, responders took her to a hospital where she was initially listed in critical condition but was later upgraded to stable.
Moreover, a 19-year-old Oakland male passenger was hospitalized in stable condition.
At this time, the authorities haven’t determined whether speed, alcohol, or drugs played a role in the crash.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland offered up to $5,000 in reward money to anyone who can provide information that will lead to the arrest of the driver. Furthermore, they urged anyone with information to contact police at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
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