An unidentified 100-year-old man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Oakland on Sunday morning.
It was just after 7 a.m. when the incident took place at 19th and Harrison Street.
The driver failed to yield and hit the victim as he was crossing.
Paramedics transported the man to the hospital where he sadly died.
Authorities are still in search of the suspect that fled the scene after the accident.
California has the highest pedestrian fatality rate which is 25% higher than the national average.
Due to the vulnerability that pedestrians face on the road, it is important that they take the proper precaution. Below are some tips:
If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a pedestrian crash, contact Avian Law Group today. You can reach our firm at (888) 231-3513.