Driver taken to Highland after rollover crash in Berkeley

The man was driving a BMW, which sustained major damage in the crash and came to rest on the passenger side.

Driver taken to Highland after rollover crash in Berkeley
First responders remove a driver from a vehicle crash in Berkeley on Saturday, May 25, 2024. sbassi

A driver was rushed to Highland Hospital after a solo rollover crash in North Berkeley on Saturday evening.

The crash happened outside Andronico's and Crepevine near Shattuck Avenue and Cedar Street at about 6:20 p.m.

The man was driving a BMW, which sustained major damage in the crash and came to rest on the passenger side.

The Berkeley Fire Department removed the man from the BMW and took him to Highland Hospital "Code 3," with lights and sirens, according to dispatch traffic.

Authorities are working to tow the car from the scene.

There were initial reports that the crash may have involved speeding, but police said that remained under investigation.

The Scanner has asked Berkeley police for additional details and will update this story when they are provided.

Update, 7:35 p.m. Police were reportedly clearing the area and re-opening it for normal traffic. The crash remains under investigation.

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