A hit-and-run suspect, the driver of a BMW 650i, is being sought by police.
Oakland, CA, December 9, 2020 — Richard Wiltz has been identified by authorities as the victim in an alleged hit-and-run motorcycle collision that occurred on December 9 in Oakland. Richard Wiltz, a 48-year-old resident of Antioch was riding a Kawasaki EX250 motorcycle at about 5:08 p.m. when he collided with a BMW 650i at the intersection of 24th Street and Market Street. The driver of the BMW allegedly fled on foot from the scene, leaving the victim, who had been thrown from his motorcycle, lying in the road. First-responders arrived and took Richard Wiltz to an area hospital but he sadly died from his injuries. The Oakland Police Department is still searching for the escaped driver and is seeking out any witnesses to the deadly crash.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Richard Wiltz during this very difficult time.
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