“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.”
A pedestrian suffered major injuries after being hit by a driver in a van on San Pablo Avenue on Thursday afternoon, police report.
It could be the first of several street changes in the Southside neighborhood to benefit pedestrians, bicyclists and public transit riders.
The victim spent one night at the hospital, but may need surgery.
A project to make a dangerous, highly trafficked stretch of Milvia Street safer for cyclists is expected to wrap up in January.
The city of Berkeley is soliciting ideas on how to make Hopkins Street available to all, but the process has not been smooth.
Earlier this week, Berkeley police ticketed dozens of drivers who blew through crosswalks where pedestrians were trying to walk, the department reports.
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.
A man police say drove into a pole in South Berkeley on Tuesday morning died a short time later from his injuries, authorities report. Police have not determined the cause of the crash.
Court papers identify the woman who was killed as Bernadette Youngbear. The 58-year-old, who was run down on the sidewalk, is BPD’s first homicide in more than two years. Authorities are trying to find her family.
The man Berkeley police identified as the driver in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a homeless woman on the sidewalk earlier this month is now in custody, authorities report.