December 2, 2023

OAKLAND — A person believed to be the sufferer of a hit-and-run was discovered mendacity lifeless and sporting solely underwear on the twelfth Avenue off-ramp close to I-980 shortly after 5:30 a.m. Saturday, in keeping with the California Freeway Patrol.

CHP Officer Adib Zeid stated the person appeared to have died after he was struck by a automobile whereas strolling on the roadway close to downtown Oakland. The person had suffered main trauma and was confirmed lifeless by 6 a.m., not lengthy after a passing motorist first reported the physique.

Authorities closed off the twelfth Avenue exit round 6:15 a.m., however the roadway was reopened by 8 a.m.

The identification of the person was not instantly accessible, pending efforts to inform his household by the coroner’s workplace.