1 Hospitalized in Oakland Pedestrian Accident on Tenth and Jackson Street
OAKLAND, CA (April 27, 2021) – Sunday morning, a man suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian crash on Tenth and Jackson Street.
According to authorities, the incident happened at the intersection of Tenth and Jackson streets at around 11:40 a.m.
Reports revealed that a 95-year-old man of Oakland headed westbound on foot. Then, a northbound silver Toyota Sienna struck him.
Furthermore, responders transported the victim to a hospital in critical condition.
Moreover, the 62-year-old driver of the Toyota sustained no injuries. Moreover, the driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities.
Also, officers do not believe that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in an Oakland pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional. Also, you may reach us 24/7.