Fatal Traffic Collision in the area of Edgewater Drive and Hegenberger Road

Date Posted: August 16th, 2021 @ 3:44 PM
Last Updated: August 17th, 2021 @ 3:45 PM
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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 Coroner’s Office.

The preliminary 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.