City Council voted to install a rectangular rapid flashing beacon, thinking it would make the intersection safer for bicyclists. But a four-way stop would be more effective.
Two days after a four-vehicle crash in North Berkeley sent four people to the hospital, police have shared some additional details about what took place.
A fatal police standoff in Emeryville, following an early-morning unrelated big rig crash, caused authorities to shut down parts of the freeway Wednesday morning.
One person was taken to a local trauma center, and three others to area hospitals, after a four-vehicle crash in North Berkeley early Tuesday evening.
A 13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after a crash involving an AC Transit bus in Berkeley on Tuesday morning.
A child was rushed to the hospital with injuries Wednesday night after being hit by a van in North Berkeley, authorities report.
Alfredo Bautista, 24, allegedly admitted to police that he started eight fires in the area.
A dramatic accident on Tuesday morning sent a car into the large window of 85 Degrees. Only minor injuries were reported.
Police descended on the Elmwood after a man rammed an officer who tried to pull him over.
The California Highway Patrol reports that the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 80 in Berkeley will be closed until about 4 p.m. after a traffic collision Wednesday morning.
A man described by police as a DUI driver with a suspended license who crashed into another vehicle in Berkeley and threatened to kill a witness is set to enter a plea next week in Alameda County Superior Court, according to court papers.
Update, Nov. 15, 1:56 p.m. BFD has confirmed that a male cyclist who was not wearing a helmet was struck by a car Monday night. He “had a possible significant injury,” authorities said. The Berkeley Fire Department took him to the hospital.
Five people were taken to Highland Hospital on Thursday after a crash involving two or three vehicles in North Berkeley, authorities report.
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