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Man Dead after Pedestrian Crash near 7th Street in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA (November 19, 2021) – A pedestrian accident on Interstate 880 claimed the life of one man, early Sunday night.

The accident happened in the area of southbound I-880, just north of 7th Street. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

California Highway Patrols received reports of a man lying down on the highway after a Toyota truck hit him on the number one lane of I-880. Responding firefighters pronounced the man dead at the scene.

At this time, officials have not released the name and age of the deceased victim.

In addition, the involved driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

Following preliminary investigations, Oakland police ruled out alcohol or drugs as potential factors in the fatal accident. However, an active investigation is still ongoing.


The team at Sweet James would like to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


The death of a family member after a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how we can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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LA Weekly