OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A Caltrans contractor suffered major injuries after being hit by a car in Oakland early Wednesday morning, with the driver fleeing the scene.
The California Highway Patrol said officers responded to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision at about 5:19 a.m. at the Bayview Ave. on-ramp to westbound Interstate Highway 580.READ MORE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek Area
A preliminary investigation determined a dark-colored sedan hit a Caltrans contractor who was preparing to shut down lanes as part of a construction crew, the CHP said.READ MORE: COVID: San Francisco's City Employee Vaccine Mandate Is Not A First In America
The contractor was severely injured and had to be life-flighted to a regional trauma center. No license plate or driver description was available.MORE NEWS: Recall Election: Republican Candidate Faulconer Slams Newsom on Crime
Anyone who saw the collision or has information about the suspect vehicle or driver was urged to contact CHP Oakland at (510) 457-2875.