- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland police say a speeding car has crashed into three patrol cruisers, killing a passenger.

It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday as officers blocked off streets to investigate a shooting.

Police tell the Los Angeles Times (https://lat.ms/2eOS6oW ) that a red Chevrolet Impala sped down 35th Avenue and hit three cruisers and two parked cars.

One passenger, a 27-year-old Hayward man, was killed and three others were treated at hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver, a 27-year-old Oakland man, was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Police say speed and alcohol played a role in the crash.

No officers were hurt.


Information from: Contra Costa Times, https://www.contracostatimes.com

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