Two crashes happen every week that cause severe or fatal injuries in Oakland, and 75% of them occur at intersections. People walking, biking, or taking public transportation make up 50% of severely or fatally injured accident victims but less than 30% of commuters.
In Oakland, just a few streets account for 60% of all traffic fatalities in the city, with most high-injury corridors being located in Chinatown. These high-risk streets are predominantly located in areas populated by communities disproportionately affected by traffic accidents, including elderly citizens.
Most fatal accidents wouldn’t happen if not for the negligent, reckless, or careless behavior of drivers. If you’ve lost a loved one in a deadly crash in Oakland caused by a driver’s negligent actions, contact Berg Injury Lawyers to find out how we can help you get maximum compensation for your loss.