OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (August 16, 2017) – Two children were tragically killed in an accident on International Boulevard on Wednesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:45 pm on International Boulevard and 55th Avenue. A Chevrolet HHR was turning from 55th Avenue into the eastbound lanes of International Boulevard, when it was struck by a Chrysler 300 heading west. The two vehicles were both mangled almost beyond recognition from the accident.
Two children, identified as 11 year old Nixon Abraham Lopez and 6 year old Ezequias Manuel Lopez, were rushed to Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where they tragically succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead. Three adults were injured, and two were reportedly in serious condition on Thursday morning. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”