On the anniversary of the death of 5-year-old Zachary Cruz, killed by a motorist on a crosswalk, his family called on people to "drive like your kid died here."
Police are trying to find the occupants of a vehicle that passed a woman lying on San Pablo Avenue in December after she was beaten unconscious, left in the street and run over.
Two women, a housewife and a waitress, have been charged with attempted murder after the beating that sent a third woman to the hospital in critical condition Monday.
Two unrelated crashes in Berkeley kept first responders busy Monday night, and sent a man on a bike and a female pedestrian to area hospitals for treatment.
A child was rushed to the hospital with injuries Wednesday night after being hit by a van in North Berkeley, authorities report.
Berkeley made some improvements, with more to come, to the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street. Drivers have slowed down, making it safer for pedestrians.
A man was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after a car struck him on University Avenue near Milvia Street, witnesses told Berkeleyside.
A longtime activist walking in a crosswalk several blocks from her home died in late April one week after she was hit by a driver who failed to stop for her, police said.
The 9-year-old, who was hit by a taxi March 8 while on a Claremont Avenue crosswalk with her mother, rode in a shiny red fire truck, courtesy of Engine Company 3 of the Berkeley Fire Department.
A man standing on a West Berkeley median fell into a city-owned vehicle in the roadway and was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Monday, authorities said.
UPDATE, 12:20 p.m. AC Transit spokesman Robert Lyles confirmed that a man collapsed while standing next to a stationary bus just before 10 a.m. Friday, apparently due to a medical condition. “He fell against the side of the bus, and slid between the curb and the bus,” Lyles said. There was no collision between the individual and the bus, Lyle said. The man was transported to Highland Hospital. His condition is unknown.
The father of a 9-year-old girl struck by a taxi in a crosswalk last week was among a small contingent of parents and administrators from John Muir Elementary School who asked the Berkeley City Council for pedestrian safety improvements in the area Tuesday.
Update, March 12: In just two days, 120 people have raised more than $10,000 for the fourth-grader, whose legs were broken after she was hit by a taxi in a crosswalk in Berkeley. The campaign has increased the goal to $15,000.