FREMONT -- A woman struck and killed by a car in the Cameron Hills neighborhood Monday was identified as 71-year-old Pramila Bhachawat, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.

Police said Bhachawat, a Fremont resident, was walking in a crosswalk at Washington Boulevard and Olive Avenue about 6 a.m. when a man driving east on Washington hit her with a black Chevrolet Corvette.

Bhachawat was pronounced dead at the scene. Her death marked the city's first auto-pedestrian fatality of the year.

According to police, the Corvette's driver, a 49-year-old Fremont man, immediately pulled over and called 911. He has been cooperating with investigators.

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash, police said.

The collision was one of two major traffic incidents in Fremont on Monday morning. About 12:15 a.m., police responded to reports of a suspected DUI crash that seriously injured a 4-year-old girl.

That crash, which involved a Honda Civic and Toyota Camry, was reported on Osgood Road near Blacow Road.

A 33-year-old Fremont woman was driving the Civic south on Osgood Road when she veered into northbound lanes and slammed head-on into the Camry, police said.

The woman had her 4-year-old daughter buckled into a car seat that was not properly secured, according to police. The girl suffered life-threatening injuries and the woman suffered critical injuries. Their conditions had not changed as of Tuesday, police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques said.


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Officers said they could smell alcohol on the woman at the scene, according to police.

The driver of the Camry, a 30-year-old Fremont man, suffered minor leg injuries. He told officers that he had been drinking alcohol before he drove, police said.

Anyone who witnessed either crash is asked to call police at 510-790-6760.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.