OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 42-year-old Oakland woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car was struck at the intersection Grand Ave and Macarthur Blvd by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said.
Oakland police said officers responded to reports of a crash at 1:09 a.m.
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Upon arrival, officers discovered that a 2014 Audi was traveling southbound on Grand Ave, approaching the intersection at Macarthur Blvd when it collided with a 2002 Subaru Outback.
The force of the crash sheared off the front of one of the vehicles and left the other badly damaged.READ MORE: Atmospheric River: Defiant Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Say They Will Ride Out The Storm
Emergency responders treated the Subaru driver at the scene, she was then transported to Highland Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Police said the male driver of the Audi fled along with two of his passengers. At this time it is unknown if alcohol or drugs are a factor in the collision.MORE NEWS: Evacuation Warnings Issued for San Mateo County Areas Burned by CZU Lightning Complex Fire
The crash remained under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.