Richard Wiltz Dies on 24th Street Hit-and-Run Crash
Oakland, CA (December 9, 2020) – On Monday, 48-year-old Richard Wiltz of Antioch lost his life in a motorcycle crash on 24th Street.
The fatal crash happened at about 5:08 p.m. at the intersection with Market Street.
Wiltz was riding a Kawasaki EX250 motorcycle westbound on 24th Street when it crashed with a purple BMW 650i that was traveling southbound on Market Street.
Wiltz was immediately ejected from his motorcycle onto the roadway.
Immediately, the rescuers took him to a hospital where he later died.
Meanwhile, the BMW driver fled the scene on foot and left the vehicle behind.
Authorities did not say if the BMW driver was a man or woman.
Also, they said it is not known if alcohol was a factor in the Oakland accident.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the involved BMW driver.
Similarly, anyone with details may call police traffic investigators at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the bereaved of Richard Wiltz. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
How the Bereaved of Richard Wiltz Can Proceed
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