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.
The crash happened at about 6:30 p.m. during a period of rainy weather, said Lt. Kevin Reece of the Berkeley Police Department.
The pedestrian, a 67-year-old Berkeley man, was crossing Claremont Avenue in the crosswalk at Eton Avenue “when he was clipped by a passing car.”
The man was alert and communicative, but in pain, when first responders got to the scene.
Reece said the man’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, but he was taken by ambulance to Highland for further evaluation and care.
The driver was cooperative with the collision investigation and remained at the scene.
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