70-Year-Old Pedestrian Hospitalized after Collision near Solano Avenue

BERKELEY, CA (August 24, 2022) – Saturday night, Penelope Fetsch was hospitalized following a pedestrian crash on Colusa Avenue.

The incident happened on August 13th, at around 7:15 p.m., near the intersection of Colusa Avenue and Solano Avenue.

According to reports, Fetsch was walking in the area when she was struck by a vehicle heading west on Solano Avenue attempting to make a right turn. The impact of the collision left Fetsch with broken ribs, pelvis injuries, and several cuts and abrasions.

Medics arrived at the site of the incident and transported Fetsch to Highland Hospital where she stayed 16 hours in the emergency room and another 4 days in the ICU.

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