Derrick Shaw and Vera Hampton Killed in Collision at Holly Street and 73rd Avenue in Oakland
Oakland, California (September 25, 2023) – Vera Hampton, 67, of Antioch and Derrick Shaw, 64, of Richmond, have been identified as the two people who were killed in a traffic collision in Oakland on Sunday morning.
The fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Holly Street and 73rd Avenue at around 10 a.m., according to a local news source.
A black Lexus believed to have been stolen was being driven by a 25-year-old Oakland man when it collided with a white Lexus in unclear circumstances.
The impact of the crash caused the white Lexus to roll over and come to a stop near a home.
Shaw was driving a white Lexus and Hampton was his passenger. Both were killed in the crash, according to the Alameda County Coroner’s Office.
A 48-year-old Richmond man in the rear seat of the white Lexus was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
The driver of the stolen car attempted to flee from the scene but was immediately apprehended.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
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