Cyclist Killed in Oakland Bicycle Crash at 98th Avenue and Empire Road
Oakland, California (November 11, 2023) – A bicyclist was killed Friday night after colliding with a vehicle at an intersection in Oakland, according to the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland Police Department officers responded to the area of 98th Avenue and Empire Road just before 9:30 p.m. on November 10.
On arrival, the officers an unresponsive pedestrian in the roadway. The victim, who was riding a bicycle at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene.
It was not immediately clear if the vehicle involved remained or fled the scene of the crash.
No further information was immediately available.
The Oakland Police Department is investigating the incident.
Traffic collisions involving bicyclists are often the most serious, leaving victims with catastrophic and potentially fatal injuries. A bicycle accident may cause a range of injuries, including broken bones or fractures, head trauma and brain injury, neck, and spinal cord injury & catastrophic injuries, and permanent disability.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident caused by the negligent actions of another party, you may be entitled to compensation for your loss which may include:
- Medical bills
- Cost of future medical treatment
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional damages