Driver Wanted after Hit-and-Run Crash in Oakland Intersection

OAKLAND, CA (July 12, 2023) – Friday evening, a hit-and-run accident on Foothill Boulevard claimed the life of Santu Maya

The incident took place on June 16th, shortly after 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Vicksburg Avenue.

According to reports, two blocks south of Horace Mann Elementary School a vehicle struck Maya as she was walking in the area. 

According to witnesses, the collision was caused by an illegal street race. However, the driver did not stop and render aid to the victim. They instead fled the scene.

Eventually, responding officers arrived and transported Maya to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. Later, at the hospital, officials pronounced 58-year-old Santu Maya, of Oakland, dead due to the extent of her condition.

Those with further information regarding the Foothill Boulevard hit-and-run crash are encouraged to contact Oakland Officials as soon as possible.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James team sends their deepest condolences and sympathies out to the family and friends of Santu Maya.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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