The call about the hiker on the Seaview Trail in Tilden Regional Park above Berkeley came in about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, a park district dispatcher said.
Three lanes are blocked in the east bound direction because of the crash. It's not clear if the carjacking suspect got away or was apprehended.
The collision was first reported at 5:44 a.m. on the highway at the Brokaw Road off-ramp, according to the CHP.
The man, whose name was not immediately released, was headed east on I-80 at about 12:40 p.m. Saturday when, at the split onto eastbound Highway 4 his Dodge Dakota pickup veered right across several traffic lanes and into a field near the interchange, the CHP said.
The Marin office of the California Highway patrol began receiving calls about the driver shortly after 5 p.m.
Caltrans traffic cameras caught at least three CHP vehicles chasing a gray Volkswagen over the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge about 3:30 a.m. Thursday.
CHP Officer Ross Lee said that at about 3:05 a.m. Sunday, a Yamaha motorcycle driven by the Salinas man was on the connector from southbound state Route 87 to southbound Route 85 when the cycle veered to the right and into a concrete wall.
A suspect was found and arrested with the help of a California Highway Patrol helicopter after a pursuit from Vacaville to Berkeley on Wednesday, according to the CHP.
A CHP officer has been charged in Alameda County with unlawful sex with a child, Fremont police said Monday.
Officers are investigating a targeted freeway shooting in Oakland that left a man injured Monday morning, authorities said.
CHP officers responded around 9:15 p.m. to reports of sideshow activity at Guerneville and Willowside roads in unincorporated Sonoma County west of Santa Rosa, CHP Officer David deRutte said.
The CHP says a helicopter helped aid officers in the arrests.
Authorities are at the scene of a hazardous materials investigation at the CHP - San Jose division office.
The wreck occurred at 12:03 a.m. when a white Toyota Corolla - heading west in the eastbound lanes of I-80 between Chadbourne Road and the state Highway 12 junction.
The wreck occurred about 5:11 p.m. Saturday at Highway 152 at Lovers Lane about five miles east of Gilroy, said CHP Sgt. Mark McNabb. A Jaguar was headed west "at a high rate of speed" when it veered into the eastbound lane and slammed head-on into a white GMC van.
Officials are investigating after an infant died in a car collision involving a San Joaquin County Sheriff’s deputy.
Officer Baza was on his routine patrol on Thursday when he noticed the puppy on Interstate 980 westbound near 27th Street.
A 6-week-old baby is ejected from a vehicle during a crash and was found on the shoulder of the highway, unharmed and still strapped to his child car seat.
Since February, 48 vehicles in Monterey County have been struck by some sort of projectile, shattering windows, and terrifying drivers inside.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the death.