Oakland, CA – Man Killed, Two Injured in Two-Car Crash at 10100 San Leandro StSan Francisco Legal News
Oakland, CA (June 14, 2021) – A 45-year-old man was killed and two other people sustained serious injuries after a multi-vehicle accident occurred on Sunday night, June 13, in East Oakland, police reported on Monday.
The name of the victim killed was not released, and he is identified only as an Oakland resident at this time. The multi-car crash happened around 7:00 p.m. Sunday in the 10100 block of San Leandro Street. Officers say that the victim was driving a Cadillac DTS eastbound on San Leandro when he collided with a Toyota Camry traveling westbound. Debris from the collision hit another car, an Acura MDX SUV, which was also traveling westbound on San Leandro. No one in the Acura SUV was injured.
The two-car crash caused the Cadillac’s driver to hit a cement BART track pillar on the north side of the street. The man was ejected due to the impact, and paramedics rushed him to an area hospital via ambulance. He was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. The driver of the Toyota, a 21-year-old woman, and her passenger, a 21-year old man, were also transported to a hospital but are in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing, and further details on the circumstances causing the wreck have not been released.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accidents in California
Throughout the Bay Area of California, authorities reported 35,000 traffic accidents ending in fatalities or major injuries. The risk of serious accidents has increased significantly on Bay Area roadways, especially over the last several years. As a result, thousands of lives are lost annually on the Golden State’s highways, including major thoroughfares connecting large city centers, including the Bay Area, Oakland, Sacramento, Fresno, and beyond. Local streets and busy intersections are also hot spots for collisions causing critical injuries and death.
Serious car accidents resulting in injuries or fatalities are an unfortunately common part of life in California, particularly in busy city centers like San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. When multiple victims are injured in an accident or several drivers involved, the circumstances only get more complicated. Victims and their families may have to deal with other drivers’ insurance companies, long-term physical pain, and expensive hospital bills. Occasionally, victims succumb to their injuries after a crash, leaving their grieving families to pick up the pieces while dealing with emotional trauma and financial difficulties.
Thankfully, the victims and their families affected by serious or fatal wrecks in the Bay Area can seek help from a California injury attorney. A skilled, compassionate attorney in California can greatly improve your prospects in the aftermath of an accident that occurred through no fault of your own. A California accident lawyer can help victims seek justice and the fair compensation they deserve.
At Halavanau Law Office, Gene Halavanau’s sole goal is to aid victims and their families during one of the hardest times of their lives. Our legal team at Halavanau Law Office in San Francisco will strive to help you collect the maximum amount of compensation available for your losses. Victims and their families should never be forced to spend their own money to cover medical treatment, lost wages, or even job loss if their accident injuries were caused by the careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another party.
Furthermore, our team at Halavanau will gladly review the facts of your case to tailor our advice to match your needs. When it comes to fighting for victims and their families after a car accident, we have years of experience and expertise. If you’ve been involved in a wreck caused by the negligent actions of another party, please contact our accident attorneys in the Bay Area today. We can be reached at (415) 692-5301 or Halavanau.com and are ready to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.
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Disclaimers: The purpose of this accident news post is to bring awareness to drivers in and around the Bay area about what they should do if they are involved in an injury accident. We hope that readers will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid being involved in a serious accident. This news post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be considered medical or legal advice. Make sure to talk to a qualified personal injury lawyer if you have been injured in an accident through no fault of your own. The picture used in this post is not from this accident scene.