33-Year-Old Woman Badly Hurt after Bicycle Crash on Woolsey Street

BERKELEY, CA (October 25, 2022) – Monday night, a hit-and-run bicycle crash on Shattuck Avenue left a woman injured

The incident happened on October 17th, at around 8:40 p.m. near the intersecction of Shattuck Avenue and Woolsey Street.

According to reports, the woman was riding her bicycle northbound along Shattuck Avenue when she stopped to make a left turn. A vehicle, also traveling northbound, struck her from behind, leaving the bicyclist with serious injuries. The driver then left the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Emergency crews arrived to the site of the collision shortly after and transported the woman to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Meanwhile, the bicyclist has identified the vehicle as a white sedan. Any witnesses to the hit-and-run on Shattuck Avenue are encouraged to contact the Berkeley police.

As a driver, it is our responsibility to ensure the safety of our passengers and everyone around us. When behind the wheel, always abide by traffic laws and follow the conditions of the road. Drive defensively and always be aware of the unique risks of operating a vehicle. Do not resort to speeding. Remember that willfully disregarding traffic laws and engaging in unsafe driving behaviors frequently lead to auto accidents that can completely change a person’s life.

If you or a family member has suffered personal injuries in a hit-and-run crash, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let them help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge.

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