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Berkeley Bicycle Accident San Pablo Avenue Near Virginia Street

Berkeley Bicycle Accident San Pablo Avenue Near Virginia Street

Berkeley bicycle San Pablo Avenue

Bicycle Rider Critically Injured in Berkeley Crash on San Pablo Avenue

BERKELEY, CA (November 27, 2022) – A bicycle rider was critically injured after a crash on San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley.

According to the East Bay Times and Berkeley Scanner, the accident took place on Friday evening. Officers reported the collision at around 7 p.m.

The incident happened on November 25 when a man in his 30s was riding a bicycle on southbound San Pablo Avenue. A Volvo sedan was traveling in the same direction at the time.

Berkeley police said for an unknown reason, the car struck the bicyclist. The two collided near Virginia Street.

Bicyclist Hit by Car

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene. They found the victim who sustained a serious head injury as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel then rushed the cyclist to the Highland Hospital and listed him in critical condition. The reports did not disclose the name of the wounded party.

Meanwhile, police said the driver of the sedan stopped and stayed at the site following the incident.  Officers forced a stretch of San Pablo Avenue to shut down after the wreck.

The cause of the Berkeley bicycle crash is still under investigation.

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Sources: East Bay Times and Berkeley Scanner

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