Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is looking into getting a staff or volunteer driver after her involvement in a West Oakland car crash Sunday where witnesses say she ran a red light and was talking on her cell phone.
The California Supreme Court made it easier Thursday for prosecutors to use red-light camera evidence against drivers who fail to stop at traffic signals.
Six people, including a pedestrian, were transported to the hospital with injuries Sunday afternoon after a driver ran a red light in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, a police sergeant said.
Two separate vehicle crashes occurred within a block of each other as a result of drivers running red lights in the vicinity of Galindo Street in downtown Concord Monday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.
The state Assembly has approved restrictions on governments’ use of cameras to catch drivers who run red lights.
A woman who was badly injured when she was struck by a bicyclist in a crosswalk at Mission Street and The Embarcadero last month died Thursday morning, San Francisco police said.
Marin County prosecutors have dropped charges against a woman accused of holding captive several homeless men inside a moving truck.