The Oakland Police Department is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on August 16, 2021, around 2:0 AM, in the area of Edgewater Drive and Hegenberger Road. Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of an injury collision. Upon arrival, officers discovered a solo vehicle collision involving a GMC Sierra pickup.
The Oakland Fire
Department and Falck Ambulance arrived at the scene and rendered emergency
aid. The driver, a male in his 30’s, was pronounced deceased on the
scene. The driver’s identity will be determined by the Alameda County
investigation indicates the driver was traveling Eastbound on Edgewater Drive
at a high rate of speed. The vehicle crossed the intersection of Pendleton Way
and collided with the center median. The driver was ejected from the
vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.
It is unknown if
alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. This incident is still
under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland
Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.