1 Dead in Oakland Pedestrian Accident on 98th Avenue
OAKLAND, CA (January 20, 2020) – A woman died after a car hit her on 98th Avenue in East Oakland on January 18.
The incident occurred on 98th Avenue and Cherry Street, right in front of Elmhurst United Middle School. A car struck 40-year-old Miesha Ellese Singleton around 3:15 p.m.
John Sasaki, Communications Director for OUSD, says Singleton was struck right as school got out at 3:15 p.m.
“There was a parent of one of our students who’s in a crosswalk walking across the street. However, got hit by a car that was speeding. The car sped off and left her on the ground,” John Sasaki, Communications Director for OUSD revealed.
Meanwhile, Public Information Officer for Oakland Police, Felicia Aisthorpe, revealed that the driver is still at large.
“The vehicle is going to be a newer Nissan Maxima, its white in color, and it’s going to have damage to the passenger side windshield,” Aisthorpe added.
Our deepest regrets and thoughts are with the loved ones of Miesha Ellese Singleton.
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