Solo vehicle collision temporarily closes Ashby Avenue, San Pablo Avenue

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At 9:20 a.m., Berkeley Police Department officers responded to a solo vehicle collision at the intersection of Ashby Avenue and San Pablo Avenue, according to a BPD Nixle Alert.

The vehicle collided with a “signal light/lamp post” and the driver of the vehicle was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, the alert added. BPD’s Fatal Accident Investigation Team is handling the investigation because of the severity of the collision.

The intersection is closed to all traffic for the next few hours while the team conducts its investigation. BPD asks the public to plan an alternate route if traveling through this area.

At 1:25 p.m., BPD opened all lanes of Ashby Avenue and San Pablo Avenue, according to another alert.

Check back for updates.

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