Woman Arrested In Redwood City For Fatal Hit-Run Collision In San Carlos

SAN CARLOS (CBS SF) — UPDATE Sat. 6:02 a.m. The California Highway Patrol on Friday arrested a woman in connection with a fatal hit-and-run collision on U.S. Highway 101 in San Carlos in which a pedestrian was killed.

Sharon Oo, 36, of Union City, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, according to the CHP.

Locator Map Pedestrian Struck on Hwy 101 in San Carlos

The CHP responded at 6:37 p.m. to a report of a pedestrian walking toward the freeway north of Brittan Avenue. A Sig-alert was issued at 6:59 p.m. and was cancelled around 10:15 p.m.

Officers arrived at the scene and located a man in the road who had been hit by a vehicle.

The victim, identified as a 45-year-old man from Redwood City, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers also located some front-end parts of a white Toyota.

The investigation revealed the man was walking along the freeway when he stumbled into the roadway and was struck by a Toyota driving south.

It appears the victim may have been drinking an alcoholic beverage prior to the collision, according to the CHP.

The Toyota continued driving south and exited at Whipple Avenue.

The driver, identified as Oo, was located approximately an hour later in Redwood City — not far from where the collision occurred, according to the CHP.

Investigators said it does not appear she had alcohol in her system.

A suspect was detained by officers for a fatal collision on Highway 101 in San Carlos Friday night. (CBS)

A suspect was detained by officers for a fatal collision on Highway 101 in San Carlos Friday night. (CBS)

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