Caltrans will begin work in May to install two new roundabouts and a new pedestrian/bike bridge at what some call the “most dysfunctional intersection in the country.”
The driver may have lost control and struck a fence, trapping the man under her white Toyota sedan, first responders said over the radio.
In another ironic twist, the collision happened on one of the “Healthy Streets” Berkeley has set aside for walkers and bicyclists.
The project will bring curb ramps into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
“It was a pretty hectic scene,” police said.
A project to build two huge roundabouts to replace the chaotic intersections on Gilman Street at Interstate 80 in West Berkeley is set to begin by the end of the year.
Earlier this week, Berkeley police ticketed dozens of drivers who blew through crosswalks where pedestrians were trying to walk, the department reports.
Kala Bagai arrived in the U.S. with her family in 1915. Like many other Asians in Berkeley, she was discriminated against.
Appel is stepping down, partly, she says, to focus on healing after a car crash in January 2019 that left her and her wife in critical condition.
The cyclist who reportedly struck a female pedestrian waiting at a Berkeley stoplight earlier this month, causing serious injuries to himself and the woman, may not ever recover from the crash, authorities said Tuesday.
As of Monday, the cyclist and pedestrian — a 60-year-old Berkeley woman — were still in the ICU, BPD said.
Officers in Berkeley were unable to find a man who fled from a hit-and-run car crash Wednesday morning, authorities report.