Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Oakland, Michelle Marbley Identified
OAKLAND, CA (November 5, 2021) – A pedestrian died after a car hit her as she was riding an electric scooter at Foothill Boulevard and 23rd Avenue on Friday, October 29.
54-year-old Michelle Marbley of Oakland died shortly after the accident, according to police.
The accident happened around 10:05 p.m. in the 2300 block of Foothill Boulevard. According to the Oakland Police Department, witnesses said the driver of a car was traveling on the wrong side of Foothill Boulevard and ran a red light at 23rd Avenue, according to police.
Marbley was traveling north on 23rd Avenue on a green light, police said. The collision occurred in the intersection, police said.
When officers arrived, they located Marbley lying in the street. According to police, the victim suffered a severe head injury due to the collision. Despite paramedics rendering aid, they were unable to save her life.
Police are looking for the driver and the vehicle, described as a four-door gray sedan, which failed to stop after striking Marbley.
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information may call police at 510-238-3821 or 510-238-7950 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
We would like to express our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Michelle Marbley.
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