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1 dead, 1 injured after car crashes into tree in Hayward

One person was killed and another is in critical condition after the vehicle they were in early Sunday morning struck a tree in Hayward. 

Police said in a statement Sunday that officers responded at 2:14 a.m. to a report of a single vehicle collision near the intersection of Winton and Magna avenues. 

Officers found the vehicle hit a tree after failing to make the turn from southbound D Street to westbound Winton Avenue.  

The 37-year-old female passenger from Richmond was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver, a 46-year-old man from Oakland, was taken to a local hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition.  

Police said they’re withholding the identities of the victims, pending notifications to next of kin and formal identification protocols by the Alameda County Coroner’s Office. 

Anyone with information about the crash can contact Hayward police at 510-293-7066.  

Police said the crash is the city’s tenth fatal traffic collision in 2023.

Source: NBC Bay Area

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