Pedestrian Struck by Oakland Police Vehicle

By Beth Sorensen

Sat Aug 30th, 2014 7:19pm America/Los_Angeles

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OAKLAND (KRON) — A pedestrian is in critical condition after he was hit by a marked Oakland Police patrol vehicle this afternoon, Oakland police said.

The 58-year-old man was hit just after 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and E. 12th Street, they said. The vehicle hit the pedestrian as it was turning from southbound 3rd Avenue to eastbound E. 12th Street.

Police said the officer was travelling slowly and was responding to a call for service.

Oakland Police Department traffic investigators are currently investigating the collision. It is unknown if the pedestrian was in the crosswalk.

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