An Amtrak train hit and killed a 30-year-old man in Berkeley on Nov. 22.
Update: A “mechanical issue” caused a Union Pacific train to make an emergency stop in Berkeley late Thursday afternoon, Union Pacific told Berkeleyside.
Two men were killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks and waited for a freight train to pass. It was something they had done dozens of times, but the action went horribly awry Thursday.
Service providers from Easy Does It, which works with Berkeley residents in wheelchairs, recalled the harrowing morning.
“A mother, a daughter, a friend”: A memorial poster for Brianna Combash, 31, hangs by the tracks where she was killed last week when an Amtrak train struck her in West Berkeley.
First-responders were called to West Berkeley on Tuesday night after a woman was struck by a train and killed, authorities report.
A burgeoning trash pile was cleaned up last week hours after Berkeleyside sent Union Pacific an inquiry about it. We now have the scoop on how to report dumping along the tracks.
A man died on Saturday Dec. 3, after being struck by a train at Addison Street and the train track, according to Berkeley Police. Image: Google Maps A train struck and killed a man in Berkeley on Saturday at 3:15 p.m., according to Berkeley police. Traffic in the area was delayed as a result. The […]
A train struck a stalled RV on Thursday evening. Photo: Citizen reporter Authorities responded to West Berkeley on Thursday evening after an Amtrak train struck an RV that had stalled on the tracks near Bancroft Way and Fourth Street. One person, who was able to get out of the RV before it was hit by the […]
A man was transported to Highland Hospital after being struck by an Amtrak train on the morning of Tuesday Feb. 23, 2016. Photo: Ariel Nava An eastbound Amtrak train struck a man who was on the train tracks near West Berkeley’s Gilman crossing Tuesday morning at around 9:30 a.m., according to Union Pacific spokesman Francisco […]
Authorities are responding to West Berkeley for a report of a person who was hit by a train. Image: Google Maps Update, Feb. 18, 1:35 p.m. The coroner’s office has not yet located next of kin, so the name was not available for release. Update, Feb. 9, 1:50 p.m. A representative from the Alameda County coroner’s office […]
The train crossing at Gilman was closed by authorities on the night of Feb. 7 after protruding metal was found to be puncturing car tires. Photo: Nick Fylstra The train crossing at Gilman in Berkeley was closed Sunday night after a number of cars passing over the tracks ended up with punctured tires, according to […]