Pedestrian intentionally hit by car becomes Oakland’s 110th homicide victim

A man who police said was hit intentionally by a car last month in Oakland died from his injuries Monday, making him the 110th homicide victim in the city this year.

According to police, the man died at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley around 6 p.m. He never left the hospital after the early morning collision on Sept. 26.

Authorities did not identify him Tuesday, citing the investigation.

The 110th homicide in Oakland this year surpasses the 2020 total, which marked the first time since 2012 that there was a triple-digit number. The 2021 total is 21 shy of the 2012 figure.

The collision happened just before 2:40 a.m. in the 10200 block of International Boulevard, police said. When officers arrived, the found the man with severe head injuries.

The driver of the car that hit him fled the scene. Investigators later determined that the driver appeared to hit the pedestrian intentionally. Police have not said what they believe to be the motive.

Related Articles

Police: Man found in trunk of car in Northern California was murdered

North Bay pair connected to 2017 hammer murder get new trial date

Family of California man who died after crashing truck, getting beaten by bystanders calls for arrests

California man accused of killing 68-year-old brother arrested

Woman charged in boyfriend’s 7-year-old son’s death

An ambulance rushed him to a hospital.

Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the driver. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

  Man gets 24-year sentence for 2018 double homicide in Broadmoor

Staff writer Harry Harris contributed to this story.

…read more

Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


(Visited 6 times, 1 visits today)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *