1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Oakland Auto Accident on San Leandro Street
OAKLAND, CA (June 15, 2021) – Monday night, a man died and two people sustained injuries in a high-speed crash on San Leandro Street.
According to the authorities, the incident happened at around 7:20 p.m. at the 10100 block of San Leandro Street.
Reports revealed that an eastbound Cadillac DTS traveled at a high rate of speed. Then, it collided with a westbound Toyota Camry. Debris from the crash struck a westbound Acura MDX SUV.
After the initial crash, the Cadilac collided with a cement BART track pillar on the north side of the street. Then, the force of the crash ejected its 45-year-old male driver into the road. Paramedics transported the driver to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Moreover, responders transported the 21-year-old female Toyota driver from San Leandro, and her 21-year-old Oakland male passenger, to a hospital in stable condition.
Meanwhile, authorities confirmed that no one in the Acura sustained injuries in the crash.
Also, officials said that speed played a role in the crash. However, they haven’t clarified whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision.
Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact the authorities at 510-777-8570.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to those grieving the loss of the victim.
What’s Next after the Oakland High-Speed Crash
As common of an occurrence as they are, many victims or families do not suspect what follows in the event of a crash.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case your family is irrevocably impacted by an Oakland high-speed crash. The most valuable step you can take in response to a fatal accident is to hire an attorney.
Thus, we encourage you to speak with us today if you lost a loved one in a high-speed accident. At Sweet Lawyers, we understand the impact of accidents on families, and the financial difficulties they have to go through. Our attorneys will provide you with the best legal representation and guide you every step of the way. We will not rest until your future is secured. Indeed, with over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know how to tackle your suit, while you heal in peace. For more information, call us today at (800) 674 7852.