Protests flare in OakLand after Trump’s election

Just hours after Donald Trump became president-elect, protests erupted early Wednesday in Oakland as demonstrators sought to block freeways in the city, local media reported.

According to KTVU, a protester was struck by a vehicle on the eastbound lanes of Highway 24 although it was not immediately clear what the extent of the victim’s injuries.

More than 100 people were reported to have gathered in downtown Oakland to protest the results.

Many spectators had gathered on Telegraph Avenue and continued to march.

BART has shut down the 12th street station in downtown Oakland as a result.

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