Fueled by what officials have characterized as a staffing crisis in Berkeley’s Public Works Department, the Hopkins Street bike lane project presentation has been postponed indefinitely.
Remembering Enid Young, psychoanalyst hit by an SUV while walking in the Berkeley Hills
A creative, compassionate Buddhist, Young was an expert in chronic pain and formed a nonprofit for veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
Berkeley remembers William Evans, veteran hit and killed by truck driver
Friends, neighbors and safe street advocates gathered to commemorate the Marine veteran who lost both legs in Vietnam and his life in downtown Berkeley.
1 person killed in West Berkeley train strike
The person has not yet been identified by the Alameda County coroner’s office.
8 people died in Berkeley crashes in 2021, overall collisions were up 34%
It was the highest number of traffic deaths the city has seen since at least 1984, the Berkeley Police Department found.
DoorDash should stop texting its drivers while they’re moving, wrongful death lawsuit says
“If they don’t revise their practice of texting drivers while driving with unmounted cellphones,” said Mark Webb, “there will be more accidents.”
Update: Richmond man found dead on Ashby Avenue was killed by driver
Authorities have identified the man who died Nov. 17 as Angel Barrera of Richmond. He was killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Hit-and-run crash killed man found in South Berkeley median, autopsy shows
The man’s death first appeared to have been due to a medical emergency. On Wednesday, police asked for help to find the driver who hit him.
Berkeley police offer $50,000 reward to help find driver from fatal hit-and-run
The vehicle was a “lowered, dark-color, mid 90’s sedan, with tinted windows (possibly a Nissan Altima),” police said.
Man struck in Berkeley crosswalk in alleged DUI crash has died, police say
“It hasn’t hit me yet,” his daughter told Berkeleyside this week. “I just don’t know what I’m going to do without him.”
Motorist who killed pedestrian was driving for DoorDash, lawsuit says
The family’s attorney has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against DoorDash and the driver. The attorney also plans to sue the city, alleging inadequate lighting and signage.
Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after striking pedestrian on San Pablo
A pedestrian suffered major injuries after being hit by a driver in a van on San Pablo Avenue on Thursday afternoon, police report.