BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A car hit a woman riding a bicycle in Berkeley Wednesday afternoon, trapping her underneath and causing critical injuries, according to reports.
Berkeleyside wrote that the accident occurred just after 1:10 p.m. on Sacramento Street near Ashby Avenue. Berkeley Police received multiple reports of the accident, being told that the bicyclist wasREAD MORE: Santa Clara Shoe Store Ransacked in Late Night Smash-and-Grab Robbery
First responders rushed the victim to nearby Highland Hospital. At the time she wasn’t breathing and lacked a pulse, according to Berkeleyside.READ MORE: COVID Omicron: Rush To Vaccinate In East Bay As New Variant Emerges
The Berkeley Fire Department rushed the woman, who was not breathing and had no pulse, to Highland Hospital in an effort to save her life.
The accident blocked the intersection in all directions until it was cleared around 3:20 p.m.MORE NEWS: Lee Elder, 1st Black Golfer To Play Masters, Dies At Age 87
The driver reportedly cooperated with law enforcement after the accident.