Malina Golphin Killed, 5 Injured in Oakland Car Crash on Grand Avenue
Oakland, California (October 26, 2021) – A Hayward woman was killed in a Sunday morning multi-vehicle collision that left five other people in the Grand Lake district area of Oakland.
The fatal crash happened at about 2:02 a.m. October 24, in the 3300 block of Grand Avenue, north of the Grand Lake Theater.
34-year-old Malina Golphin was driving a 2018 Toyota Prius that was exiting a parking lot to join the southbound lanes of Grand Avenue when she was struck by a northbound 2020 Audi Q5.
The Toyota then collided with a 2015 Mazda CX53 that was traveling south on Grand.
Hayward Woman Killed in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Grand Avenue in Oakland
Golphin died at the scene, according to the Alameda County Coroner’s Office.
A 33-year-old female passenger in the front seat of the Toyota was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
A 33-year-old Oakland woman who was driving the Mazda and her 33-year-old female passenger were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Audi, a 25-year-old man, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. He was later arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
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