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Berkeley Police Department
Tuesday July 27th, 2021 :: 05:31 a.m. PDT


Fatal collision in the area of Ashby Avenue and Newbury Street

On July 26th at 9:56 pm, the Berkeley Police Department received multiple calls about a collision involving a vehicle and two pedestrians in the area of Ashby Avenue and Newbury Street.  When emergency personnel arrived, they discovered two women who had been seriously injured during the collision and both women were transported to a local hospital. 
Despite life-saving measures taken at the hospital, one of the women (a woman in her 50’s) passed away.  The other injured woman (a woman in her 20’s) remains in stable condition. 
Because of the severity of the collision, the Department’s Fatal Accident Investigation Team (FAIT) responded to the scene and is handling the investigation. The driver involved in this collision is cooperating with the investigation.
If you have any information about this collision, please contact the Department’s Traffic Unit at (510) 981-5980. 
Case 2021-00033409 

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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