75-Year-Old Woman Struck by Vehicle at Berkeley Intersection

Investigators are actively working to determine the cause of a pedestrian accident that left a 75-year-old woman seriously injured in Berkeley. 

The incident occurred on Wednesday, December 1st at the intersection of Marin and Euclid Avenue. 

According to reports, a Ford SUV was coming down a hill before hitting the woman who was in the crosswalk. 

Medical personnel arrived and transported the woman to Highland Hospital with major injuries. 

The driver, a 26-year-old woman, stopped at the scene and fully cooperated with authorities. 

Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded. 

According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.

In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.

Tips for pedestrians: 

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone) 
  • Obey traffic laws & signals
  • Always use crosswalk
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