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48-Year-Old Female Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in Oakland Collision

OAKLAND, CA (November 5, 2021) – Tuesday night, a woman who is suspected to be homeless was struck and injured by a truck on 7th Street.

The incident happened around 9:03 p.m. at the 100 block of Seventh Street, near the Laker Merritt BART Station. First responders arrived to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, a Chevrolet truck was traveling east on 7th Street, and struck the woman outside of a marked crosswalk. In addition, authorities pointed out that the truck was heading through a green light at the time.

Eventually, medical personnel arrived at the scene and transported the woman to a hospital. She was said to be suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Once available, further details will be provided.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is your responsibility to maintain focus on the road at all times. Avoid distractions that could easily lead to dangerous collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.


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