In recent weeks, Berkeleyside has been crunching the numbers for 11 months of injury-crash data from the Berkeley police. We’ve created interactive maps and pulled out highlights. Dive into the data.
“Alexander McGee knows that he is wanted and has been known to flee or fight police,” said BPD. Authorities asked anyone who sees him to call 911 immediately.
The woman who was killed Monday when a driver fleeing from police ran over her had been lying on the sidewalk for many hours the day before, prompting welfare checks from police and attempts to help her from others.
The driver who fled was in a charcoal gray four-door sedan with a second occupant at the time of the crash, police said.
The change is part of a $10.3 million effort to reconfigure Shattuck and improve safety and traffic flow.
Two people have been killed in 2019 while crossing the street; about 89 have been injured.
A driver struck a man walking in South Berkeley on Wednesday evening, leaving him with a head injury that required medical treatment, authorities report.
The Berkeley City Council put many minds at ease Tuesday night by voting to allow existing trees and some vegetation to remain in place in traffic circles around town.
As downtown Berkeley streets are reconfigured, the city is asking the public to weigh in on what one of the revamped stretches should be called.
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.
A Southern California man who was drunk when he ran a red light, striking a UC Berkeley student as she jogged through a crosswalk near campus one year ago, has been sentenced to one year in jail.