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Desmond King Killed, 3 Injured in Crash on Bancroft Avenue

Driver Arrested for DUI in Fatal Oakland Fresno Accident

Oakland, CA (March 29, 2020) – One man was killed and three others were injured in a DUI crash in Oakland. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of March 29 on Bancroft Avenue.

A man was driving a Chevrolet Malibu in the 5400 block of Bancroft Avenue when he hit a parked vehicle. He then hit four men standing on a sidewalk. One of the men, Desmond King, 29, of Oakland, died at the accident scene. The other three men – ages 39, 45 and 50 – were taken to a hospital. Two are in stable condition, while the other is in critical condition.

The suspect – a 29-year-old man – fled the accident scene on foot but was later arrested. He faces charges of hit and run causing death, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.

Nadrich & Cohen is an active donor and supporter of several local MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) chapters throughout California.




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