Three months after a driver struck and killed a 64-year-old Oakland man walking near the Ashby BART station, authorities have charged that driver with leaving the scene of the fatal crash, according to court papers.
Berkeley’s Police Review Commission sustained just two allegations of misconduct in 2018, and one was later overturned on appeal, according to the PRC’s annual report.
A driver struck a man walking in South Berkeley on Wednesday evening, leaving him with a head injury that required medical treatment, authorities report.
The Berkeley Police Association has revived its Thanksgiving turkey basket program after a one-year hiatus and plans to give 500 boxes to families in need this holiday season.
A man on a motorcycle sustained major injuries during a crash involving a vehicle Tuesday evening north of downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
A Berkeley police officer and another vehicle collided during a crash in downtown Berkeley on Friday afternoon, according to the CHP.
A man whose vehicle became disabled on Interstate 80 near Berkeley early Sunday morning was killed when a motorist struck him as he stood outside his car, authorities report.
Police closed part of Adeline Street alongside Ashby BART on Saturday night after the discovery of a body in the roadway next to the station, authorities report.
A cyclist was killed early Saturday morning when his bike got caught in a road grate on or near the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 80 in West Berkeley, sending him crashing into the pavement, authorities report.
Two men were killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks and waited for a freight train to pass. It was something they had done dozens of times, but the action went horribly awry Thursday.
The collision happened near the Amtrak station off University Avenue.
Berkeley police handled at least 10 crashes in July that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data.