4 injured when car plows into tree in Oakland Hills 1 / 1 Back to GalleryFour people were injured Friday morning when their car slammed into a tree in the Oakland Hills, causing multiple extrication efforts by emergency crews, officials said.
4 injured when car plows into tree in Oakland Hills Photo: Steven G. De Polo, Getty Image Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Four people were injured in an early morning crash Friday in the Oakland Hills, officials said.
Four people were injured in an early morning crash Friday in the Oakland Hills, officials said.
The two backseat passengers climbed out of the car on their own before firefighters arrived, Luby added.
A resident called police about 3:30 a.m. to report that a car had rolled over and smashed into a tree at Redwood Road and Skyline Boulevard, said Battalion Chief Nick Luby of the Oakland Fire Department.
As it stated in OAKLAND (KRON) — Two out of four people rescued from an overturned car Friday morning in the Oakland Hills are in critical condition, according to fire officials.
The incident was first reported around 3:30 a.m. near Redwood Rd.
Avoid the area https://t.co/SCKgg1Jr5e — Robin Winston (@RobinWinstonTV) May 19, 2017Firefighters responded to the scene and conducted a rescue.
#BreakingNews Overturn Accident: Car vs Tree Redwood Rd is closed btwn Via Rialto & Skyline.
KRON4’s Robin Winston reports the car crashed into a tree.
As it stated in
4 people injured after horrific car accident in Oakland Hills
“Flames coming out of the engine compartment, a lot of yelling and screaming help, help, help,” he said.A total of four people were inside.
Redwood Road in Oakland will remain closed all morning bc of crash- Btwn Skyline & Crestmont pic.twitter.com/bpNZukfj4m — Amy Hollyfield (@amyhollyfield) May 19, 2017Four people are hospitalized after a horrible crash in the Oakland Hills.
They were all rescued by 5:15 a.m.People who live around Redwood Road say they constantly worry about its curves and steep hills.
The car was on its side up against a tree so it was difficult to work on the vehicle,” Oakland Fire Dept.
They say rescuing the victims was very intense and complicated.It took firefighters nearly two hours to pull the victims out of the crashed car.