The family said they do not understand many of the decisions made by police and are concerned race may have played a role in their approach.
A mother and her daughter were walking in Berkeley when a motorist struck them around 10 p.m. Monday. The daughter survived.
Chuck Feezel had struggled since childhood with a constellation of physical and mental challenges that required serious psychiatric treatment.
Charles Franklin Feezel was taken to Highland Hospital with critical injuries and died 12 days later.
A project to make a dangerous, highly trafficked stretch of Milvia Street safer for cyclists is expected to wrap up in January.
One neighbor said there had been two serious crashes at the intersection in less than 24 hours, following a third bad crash several weeks prior.
The driver left the area in what police described as a “lowered, dark-color, mid 90’s sedan, with tinted windows (possibly a Nissan Altima).”
As of this week, police say they still don’t know what caused the May 11 collision, which killed two people.
State law does not currently allow civilian traffic enforcement, but Berkeley is working to change that.
Police arrested a man in connection with a series of antisemitic hate crimes in Berkeley, a local resident found a gun in his yard and more.
The city is exploring two options — a median or flashing lights — to allow people on California Street, which is a “bike boulevard,” to safely cross Dwight Way.
“It is a dangerous street,” one local resident told Berkeleyside. “It’s just sad that this occasion has made this come to people’s attention.”