NEWARK -- A woman was arrested on suspicion of driving without a license Tuesday after police say she struck and injured a woman with a car.

Officers responded about 6:30 p.m. to a report of a minor injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Haley Street near Fountaine Avenue, said Cmdr. Mike Carroll.

When police arrived they found the woman struck by the car complaining of leg and elbow pain. The woman was transported to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries, Carroll said.

The driver, Cynthia Bernardo, 20, of Newark, was arrested for allegedly driving without a license. She was transported to the Fremont Jail, where she later posted bail.

Anyone with information about this incident can call police at 510-578-4237 or at the anonymous tip line at 510-578-4965.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.



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