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Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding Wrong-Way On I-580 In Oakland

July 31st, 2021

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A homeless man riding a bicycle in a lane of I-580 in Oakland was killed late Friday night when he was struck by a two vehicles, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP Oakland office posted on Facebook that the deadly accident took place at around 10 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-580 just west of W. MacArthur Blvd.

Officers responded to calls of a person lying on the highway and upon arrival discovered an adult male who has suffered fatal injuries. The preliminary CHP investigation has determined the man was riding his bicycle in the No. 3 lane of I-580 when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.

The man was then subsequently struck by a second vehicle. Witnesses report the man was traveling westbound in eastbound lanes, in complete darkness, while wearing dark clothing. No other information was released as to the two vehicle involved or if the drivers had remained at the scene. It was unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the collision. The man’s identity of the deceased has not been confirmed at this time. Any inquiries regarding his identity should be directed to the Alameda County Coroner’s office. If you have any information regarding this collision, please call the California Highway Patrol’s tip line at 1-800-TELL-CHP or the Oakland Area at (510) 457-2875.


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https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/07/31/bicyclist-fatally-struck-while-riding-on-i-580-in-oakland/

Millions Recovered for Auto Accident Victims

Drake Law Firm is an award-winning law firm that focuses exclusively on personal injury law. 

Backed by a team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff with over 100 years of combined experience, we have excelled in fighting for auto accident victims, and have recovered more than $150 million in compensation for our clients.

Drake Law Firm: Provide Auto Accident Results

Founded by Attorney Benjamin Drake, Drake Law Firm has secured notable verdicts and settlements in motor vehicle accident cases across the state of California. 

Our recent auto accident results:

  • $2.5 million: driver T-boned in an intersection accident
  • $735,000 recovery: motorist side swiped by negligent driver
  • $1 million: victim of rear-end accident
  • $2.65 million: pedestrian hit by vehicle
  • $1.23 million: motorcycle rider struck by vehicle

We fight for the maximum compensation possible. To discuss your potential auto accident lawsuit and how much it may be worth, contact us to speak with a personal injury lawyer.

We Handle All Types of Auto Accidents

Drake Law Firm represents victims who suffer losses in all types of motor vehicle accidents. Whatever your accident may involve, Drake Law Firm has the experience you need. We can help with:

  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Ride-share accidents (Uber / Lyft)
  • Crashes caused by negligent or distracted drivers
  • Multi-vehicle accidents, rear-end collisions, and intersection accidents
  • Pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorcycle wrecks
  • Uninsured and underinsured motorist (UM / UIM) claims
  • Passenger injuries, including public transit and bus accidents
  • Auto defects and product liability claims
  • Construction or worksite auto accidents
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