7-Year-Old Son & Mother Injured in Pedestrian Crash 

Minor injuries were sustained in a pedestrian accident in Berkeley last Friday, September 23rd. 

Per reports, the incident took place just before 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Cedar and California Street. 

An unidentified woman and her 7-year-old son were struck within the crosswalk by a westbound vehicle. 

The involved driver stayed at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities. 

An active investigation remains underway. 

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

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.

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