Pedestrian Accident at Grand Avenue and Perkins Street in Oakland
OAKLAND, CA (July 27, 2021) – A man sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident on Grand Avenue, Wednesday evening.
According to the Oakland Police Department, the incident happened on July 21, at about 9:33 p.m. The pedestrian attempted to cross in a marked crosswalk when a westbound Toyota Camry hit him near Perkins Street.
Paramedics transported the victim to Highland Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. As per reports, the pedestrian remains in critical condition.
Authorities described the victim as an Oakland resident in his 20s.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota stopped at the scene. The occupants of the Toyota reportedly did not sustain injuries in the accident.
Investigators ruled out speed as a factor in the collision. However, Oakland police continue to investigate the cause of the accident. Officers ask anyone with information to call the police department’s traffic investigation unit at (510) 777-8570.
When driving, always be on the lookout for pedestrians. Slow down when approaching crosswalks, intersections, or any area where pedestrians might be present. Also, practice defensive driving, especially at night.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we strive to help pedestrian accident victims receive fair compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other accident-related expenses. The cause of the accident may vary, but our personal injury attorneys can help you win back what was taken from you. Our firm has won over two hundred million dollars for our clients in thousands of successful settlements. So, you can rest assured that your case is in good hands. Call us as soon as possible at (800) 895-7199 to schedule your free, one-on-one consultation. You can also ask for a copy of the police report from your or your loved one’s accident.