Woman hit by car on University Avenue on Monday evening

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A 52-year-old female pedestrian was hit by a car on University Avenue on Monday evening, as first reported by Berkeleyside.

The pedestrian was crossing University Avenue at the Ninth Street intersection when she was hit. According to Berkeley Police Department spokesperson Officer Byron White, paramedics took the woman to a local hospital. White said her injuries were not critical.

BPD received a call at about 9:20 p.m. that a westbound Jeep hit a pedestrian, White said.

According to White, the driver stayed at the scene and talked to police. White added that the driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

White said the pedestrian’s misconduct caused the accident.

“(The) pedestrian walked against the traffic lights,” White said.

Contact Jan Schuermann at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter at @Jan_182.