BERKELEY (CBS SF) – Police are searching for a driver who seriously injured a pedestrian on Telegraph Avenue in South Berkeley on Monday night.
According to witnesses, a man in crisis laid down on the roadway between Webster Street and Ashby Avenue shortly after 9:30 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound. Police said the vehicle then left the scene.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River Crashes Onshore; Flood Warning Issued For Napa, Sonoma Counties
Police said the victim, only described as a man in his 50s, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.READ MORE: Atmospheric River Whipped Winds Roar Through Bay Area; Toppling Dozens Of Drought-Weakened Trees
The suspect vehicle is described as a lowered, dark-colored mid-1990s sedan with tinted windows, possibly a Nissan Altima.MORE NEWS: Atmospheric River: PG&E Crews Respond to Widespread Bay Area Outages
Anyone with information about the case, including local businesses and residents who may have surveillance video of the suspect vehicle, is asked to contact the Berkeley Police Department’s traffic unit at 510-981-5980.