The car crash that killed 78-year-old Joseph Hurlimann on his bike last month was caused by neither speed nor impairment, authorities said Thursday.
Police descended on the Elmwood after a man rammed an officer who tried to pull him over.
The memorial was created by members of the community for a man few, if any, knew personally — although the Berkeley native was much loved by those who did know him.
"Berkeley has lost one of its sweetest old characters."
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.
Authorities are on the scene Wednesday morning after a crash involving a vehicle and cyclist that left the cyclist dead.
When UCPD tried to do a traffic stop Friday, a man ran a red light and crashed into Dream Fluff Donuts, authorities said.
Authorities arrested two men and a teenage girl after a carjacking attempt and subsequent robbery early Thursday morning.
Police are investigating a carjacking Wednesday night in northwest Berkeley involving three men in dark clothing, at least one of whom had a gun, authorities said.
A pedestrian who was clipped by a vehicle in Berkeley on Wednesday evening was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland with injuries, but authorities said he was expected to survive.
No one expected Meg Schwarzman to survive.
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.
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