Cyclist struck by hit-and-run driver

A cyclist was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver at Sixth and Hearst streets in Berkeley on Friday morning, reports the Contra Costa Times.

The accident came three days after an Oakland woman was struck and killed by a driver under the influence at Adeline and Harmon.

It’s unclear how badly injured the cyclist is. Read more here.

In separate news, the Contra Costa Times also reported that police arrested a man in North Berkeley on Friday afternoon after he robbed a Bank of the West at 1480 Shattuck Avenue. No one was hurt in the 12:17 p.m. robbery. Read more here.


Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside. Email: tracey@citysidejournalism.org.