63-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Bancroft Avenue

OAKLAND, CA (May 31, 2022) – A 63-year-old Oakland woman died in a pedestrian accident on Bancroft Avenue, Saturday night.

Just after 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the 6200 block of Bancroft Avenue after receiving reports of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision.

According to preliminary investigations, several vehicles of unknown make or model were traveling eastbound on Bancroft Avenue when they struck the pedestrian in the roadway.

Eventually, first responders discovered the victim in the eastbound lane of traffic. Due to major trauma, paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.

Authorities withheld the woman’s identity until family members are notified. According to police, none of the drivers stopped.

Oakland officers urge anyone with information to call their police department’s Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.

The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult 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 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 they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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