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.
Berkeley police handled at least eight crashes in June that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data. In one of those crashes, a 24-year-old Berkeley man on a bike was killed.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ has called for an "outside review" into the actions of university police, after officers detained two black children last week.
The 24-year-old cyclist who was struck by a driver in North Berkeley one week ago has died at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
A cyclist was seriously injured in a late-night crash in Berkeley on Sunday but is expected to survive, authorities report. Berkeleyside has mapped the injury crashes involving cyclists in Berkeley this year.
Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.
A crash Thursday afternoon in West Berkeley left a vehicle on its side after a driver ran into a parked car, according to BPD. And pedestrians have been injured in two other recent crashes.