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Car hits girl walking bike across street and flees

Original post made on Sep 22, 2011

A14-year-old girl walking her bike across the street in a crosswalk had a too-close-for-comfort encounter with a car that then fled the scene on Wednesday afternoon, according to Menlo Park police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 22, 2011, 10:57 AM

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Posted by reckless drivers
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:55 am

I hate reckless drivers.


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Posted by Donald
a resident of another community
on Sep 22, 2011 at 2:43 pm

This is totally despicable behavior, but our society seems unwilling to take realistic steps to do anything about it.


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Posted by Ranch Gal
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:54 am

As I have believed for many years now, this will become the "NORM" as the 20's, 30's and 40's folks have for the most part been coddled by their parents and never held "accountable" for their actions. This is the result. 2 wheelchair victims lost their lives last week in the Bay Area due to Hit and Run accidents. Our younger society as a whole nowadays here does NOT take responsibility for anything. Texting while driving and when you look at them, they flip you off. Sigh..... Guess we are in for more cameras.


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