Woman in critical condition after hit by truck in Oakland

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OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) — A woman was in critical condition following a collision Thursday night in Oakland’s Chinatown, police said. 

The collision occurred at 9:03 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street, about two blocks from the Lake Merritt BART station.

Police said a person in a Chevrolet truck was driving east on Seventh Street crossing Madison Street when the woman walked into the road outside of a crosswalk.

The driver had a green light and the truck hit the woman, who was taken to a hospital afterward. 

Police don’t know yet whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. 

An investigation is underway and anyone with information can call the Police Department’s traffic investigation unit at (510) 777-8570.

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