1 Hurt in Oakland Pedestrian Crash on International Boulevard
OAKLAND, CA (May 25, 2020) – Late Friday morning, a pedestrian sustained injuries as a result of an accident on International Boulevard.
According to Oakland Police, they received reports of the pedestrian accident at around 11:45 a.m.
The incident occurred on International Boulevard and 104th Avenue.
When authorities arrived, they found both the driver and the pedestrian at the scene.
The Oakland Fire Department and an ambulance crew both responded to the scene.
Then, they treated the pedestrian who didn’t require hospitalization at the time.
Also, the police confirmed that they didn’t arrest anyone.
Furthermore, as the authorities continues to seek for more leads. Thus, the crash investigation remains ongoing.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
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, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occurs in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
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