Lizhu Peng ID’d as 67-Year-Old Woman Killed in Oakland Bicycle Crash at Second Avenue and East 12th Street
Oakland, California (September 17, 2020) – Lizhu Peng, 67, has been identified as the woman who was killed in a bicycle accident on Tuesday afternoon in Oakland, according to the coroner’s office.
The fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Second Avenue and East 12th Street near Lake Merritt at about 12:12 p.m. on September 15.
As per the police report, Peng was cycling southbound on Second Avenue when a U-Haul van that was making a left-hand turn onto East 12th Street from Second Avenue struck her.
Peng sustained major injuries and was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The driver of the involved vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
Intoxication was not suspected of having played a role in the accident.
An investigation into the collision is underway.