Oakland Hit-and-Run Crash Kills 73-Year-Old Woman
Oakland, CA (June 02, 2022) – On Tuesday night, Emelia Martinez, 73, of Oakland, died in a hit-and-run crash on 16th Avenue.
The fatal collision took place at about 5:33 p.m. in the area of International Boulevard.
Officers say Martinez was crossing the intersection in a marked crosswalk. Suddenly, a northbound mid-90s white Hummer SUV from International Boulevard struck her.
Right away, the paramedics rushed Martinez to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Moreover, the SUV sped northbound on 16th Avenue.
Officers say it is not known if drugs or alcohol played a role in the Oakland hit-and-run crash.
Please call police traffic investigators at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572 for any details about the hit-and-run crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the loved ones of Emelia Martinez. May the bereaved find peace in this time of sorrow.
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