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Berkeley Police Department
Tuesday May 11th, 2021 :: 04:34 p.m. PDT


Fatal Accident Investigation on Marin Avenue

At 1:39 pm, emergency personnel responded to the area of Marin Avenue and Spruce Street on a report of a collision.  On Marin Avenue between Spruce Street and San Benito Street, emergency personnel found two vehicles that had been involved in a collision.   In one of the vehicles (a 4-door sedan), a female passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene and the driver was transported to a local hospital where he later died.  In the second vehicle (also a passenger car), a female driver received moderate injuries from the collision and was transported to the hospital.
Due to the severity of the collision, the Department’s Fatal Accident Investigation Team is handling the investigation and will remain at the scene for the next few hours.
In addition to the collision, a power pole was damaged at the scene. PG&E determined the repair will likely affect approximately 1,000 people in the area for the next several hours.
If you have any information about this collision, please contact the Berkeley Police Department at (510) 981-5900.

Berkeley Police Department
2100 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-981-5900

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