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May 8, 2018 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Lt. Matias Pardo, Union City PD

Monday, April 30
? At around 1:53 p.m. a vehicle was reportedly speeding northbound on Union City Boulevard near Tara Court when it collided into another vehicle and swerved out of control and crashed into three parked vehicles. One of the vehicles hit then struck a 65-year-old pedestrian from Fremont who was walking nearby. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The suspect driver, identified by police as Michael Gonzales, 50, of Hayward, was arrested and booked on felony hit and run and drug charges. An investigation is continuing. Anyone who saw the incident or has information is encouraged to call Officer Ronny Ziva at (510) 675-5291.

Wednesday, May 2
? At around 8:44 a.m. a 70-year-old Union City man was crossing the railroad tracks at H Street near Railroad Avenue and pulling a cart of groceries. A witness reported the man crossed the tracks, but a southbound Amtrak train rolled through and struck the man?s grocery cart and may have also hit the man. He was taken to a hospital with significant injuries. He later died. Amtrak and Union Pacific are assisting the Union City Police Department with an investigation. Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to call Officer Toscano at (510) 471-1365.

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