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.
Relatives and friends of four sisters who were on vacation in Berkeley when a Tesla crashed into their car, killing one woman and putting another in critical condition, have launched two fundraisers to help.
Berkeley police handled at least 18 crashes in May that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data obtained by Berkeleyside.
A man who was hit by a driver in South Berkeley has been taken to Highland Hospital for treatment, authorities report.
One woman has died and her sister is in critical condition after a 22-year-old man driving a Tesla crashed into multiple vehicles in downtown Berkeley late Friday night, authorities report.
A crash at Sacramento and Fairview streets in South Berkeley left a pedestrian unresponsive Wednesday night. Crista Carlson, 70, of Emeryville died in June.
A 60-year-old Oakland woman was taken to the hospital Monday evening after her bicycle and a vehicle collided, authorities report.