Male Victim Killed in Auto Collision near Church Street in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA (January 11, 2022)  – Friday afternoon, one man died, and three were hurt in a three-car accident on Bancroft Avenue.

The Oakland Fire Department said the collision occurred around 4:45 p.m., near Church Street.

Per reports, one driver was traveling westbound on Bancroft Avenue at a high rate of speed. He then ran the red light at Church Street and collided with another vehicle.

Amidst the chaos, a third vehicle became involved. Paramedics arrived and transported one driver and two passengers for further treatment.

Meanwhile, medical personnel also transported the driver who ran the red light to the hospital. Police later arrested him after locating a gun inside his vehicle.

At this time, the identities of those involved in the crash have not been disclosed.

No further details regarding the crash are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

The team at Sweet James offers their condolences to the family and friends of the deceased man.

The sudden loss of a loved one in a car accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.

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