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Oakland, CA – Two-Vehicle Accident at W MacArthur Blvd & Martin Luther King Jr Way

February 28, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Oakland, CA (February 28, 2023) – One vehicle reportedly fled the scene following a motor vehicle accident in the Longfellow section of Oakland that left at least one person injured on Monday morning, February 27.

The Oakland Police Department was notified at approximately 4:40 a.m. that a motor vehicle accident occurred on West MacArthur Boulevard.

According to officials, a collision between two vehicles occurred on West MacArthur Boulevard in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Way. One of the vehicles involved in the accident fled the scene before the police arrived.

Injuries were confirmed as a result of this crash. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to care for the victims and to transfer them to local hospitals.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.

Car Accidents in California

Oakland, CA – Two-Vehicle Accident at W MacArthur Blvd & Martin Luther King Jr WayAlthough we want to think that we will make it safely to our destinations every time we go on the road, this is not always the case. Hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents result in injuries in California every year. The vast majority of motor vehicle collisions that we see are a result of drivers who engage in negligent and careless actions while operating their vehicles.

We constantly see vehicle collisions take place as a result of drivers who are distracted, impaired, under the influence, and engaging in other reckless actions while traveling on our state’s busy roadways. When drivers fail to operate their vehicles safely and responsibly, it can have serious consequences for others.

People who are involved in accidents across our state often suffer from severe injuries. Victims involved in crashes often incur broken bones and traumatic brain injuries. These injuries, as well as spinal cord injuries, internal organ injuries, and severe lacerations, can all negatively impact the lives of victims. Many people injured in accidents are left to deal with painful physical and emotional consequences forever.

After being hurt in an accident, it is important that you understand that you may have legal options available to help you. A California car accident lawyer can help you seek compensation for the costs of your medical care, vehicle repairs, and more. You must seek legal guidance immediately to provide yourself with the best chance of protecting your legal rights and getting justice.

At Wilshire Law Firm, we understand that each person’s case is important and unique. We are dedicated to building the strongest possible case for our clients and fighting relentlessly for their rights by going above and beyond to pursue fair compensation. With decades of experience in personal injury litigation, you can trust our team to deliver outstanding legal representation at every point of your journey with us. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, call 800-358-1884 now for a free consultation, and let us ensure that justice is served.