Truck driver killed in early morning accident in Berkeley
By Kate Kelly
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
A 20-year-old Berkeley man was killed early Tuesday when he ran into a wooded area near the intersection of Market Street and Van Ness Avenue, just before 3 a.m.
At this point it is not clear whether the crash resulted in the death of the truck driver, but police say it could have been fatal.
Berkeley Police Department spokesperson Andrew Frankel described the incident in detail Tue바카라사이트sday morning.
According to Frankel, two of the truck’s cab windows were blown off. While he said the cab was “safe” the driver suffered severe head injuries as he struck a hedge바카라.
Frankel says that the cause of death will likely be an accident-related death. He did not have a final suspect list yet but indicated the truck was going somewhere that is less exposed to the elements.
He continued “All indications are that it is a commercial jarvees.comor business vehicle and the suspect is on foot and the suspect’s truck was struck between the truck and the fence.”
Frankel said, “The suspected driver who is at large is going to face charges after the crash.”
The exact time and place of the collision, which happened shortly before 4 a.m., has not been determined.
Frankel says the trucker’s passenger, who is believed to have not been wearing an emergency harness, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.