Driver Arrested after Fatal Pedestrian Collision near Vicksburg Avenue

OAKLAND, CA (August 2, 2023) – Authorities arrested Santu Maya a month after a hit-and-run crash on Football Boulevard. The incident occurred near Vicksburg Avenue on Friday, June 16th. Per reports, the driver of a black Mercedes-Benz struck Maya who was crossing the street within a marked crosswalk. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting police. Medical personnel arrived and transported 58-year-old Maya to a nearby hospital where she eventually succumbed to her injuries. Authorities managed to arrest the suspect nearly a month after the incident in the Fairfax neighborhood in East Oakland. The identity of the suspect was not disclosed to the public.
The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Santu Maya who are grieving over the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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