OAKLAND -- The driver of a two-door Mercedes-Benz is in critical condition after colliding with a SUV on Sunday, police said.

The driver was allegedly speeding southbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Way and crossed into oncoming traffic between 33rd and 34th streets at 11:57 a.m., Sgt. James Anderson said. The driver of the SUV attempted to swerve out of the way but was unsuccessful. The crash heavily damaged the Mercedes.

All occupants of the SUV and the driver of the Mercedes, who was alone, were taken by ambulance to Highland Hospital.

Staff Writer David DeBolt contributed to this report. Contact Angela Woodall at awoodall@bayareanewsgroup.com




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