Xfinity Van Vehicle Crash in Oakland
Oakland, CA (September 17, 2020) – On Thursday, two Oakland police officers extricated a driver from an Xfinity van crash on Hegenberger Road.
The crash took place at about 7:45 a.m. near the Coliseum.
Police said the Xfinity van crashed with the rear of a City of Oakland flatbed truck. The van caught fire and started rolling about 200 feet back southbound on Hegenberger toward the Hegenberger Road offramp from Interstate 880.
Officer Johnna Watson said two Oakland police officers were the first to arrive on the scene. They were able to physically stop the burning vehicle from rolling down an embankment, then got a fire extinguisher from their vehicle and put out the fire.
Furthermore, firefighters extricated the driver at about 8:15 AM.
The rescuers took the driver to a hospital. His current condition is not yet available.
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