Woman Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on High Street near Penniman Avenue [Oakland, CA]

Woman Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on High Street near Penniman Avenue [Oakland, CA]
Woman Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on High Street near Penniman Avenue [Oakland, CA]

Pedestrian Hurt after Oakland Accident

OAKLAND, CA (December 28, 2018) — A woman crossing a street in Oakland sustained critical injuries when she was struck by a car on Wednesday, December 26.

The woman was hit at about 8:18 p.m. in the 2900 block of High Street near Penniman Avenue.

According to the police, the woman was walking across High Street in a marked crosswalk when a 1990s Ford Mustang, dark in color, that was moving south on High Street, struck her and knocked her to the pavement. Police stated that the driver did not stop and continued traveling south on High Street.

The woman was rushed to a hospital with severe head and other injuries.

Police stated that it is unknown if alcohol or drugs played a role in the collision. A detailed description of the driver was not yet released.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 reward money for anyone who could give information leading to the arrest of the driver of the Mustang.

If you ever get involved in a traffic accident, do not attempt to flee the scene. Face the consequences of your actions and wait for the arrival of the police. By following driving laws and being careful when behind the wheel, you can keep yourself and others around you safe.


Let the experienced lawyers at Sweet Law Group help you win your hit-and-run case. With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, you can never go wrong with the Sweet Law Group. Our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with cases including car accidents, wrongful death, personal injury, and disability. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a professional in your area. For your convenience, we can also be contacted 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.

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