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Police calls: Bag burgled from black BMW

Original post made on Jun 3, 2013

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Woodside, Menlo Park, and West Menlo Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 30, 2013, 11:45 AM

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Posted by amazed, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 3, 2013 at 11:06 am

I'm really amazed at the first item in the Accidents Report where a 26 year old female pedestrian was struck in the crosswalk on Santa Cruz Ave. at University in downtown Menlo by a woman driving a Honda Oddessy. The pedestrian was thrown against the windshield and then fell to the ground with minor cuts and bruises. What is so unbelievable to me is not that a pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk - I'm very careful when walking downtown and have had many near misses by drivers blowing through stop signs without looking - but that the driver was not even cited simply because she said she didn't see the pedestrian. Are you kidding me??? She wasn't even cited??? A couple of months ago I was pulled over on University Drive simply for honking my horn at a woman who stopped suddenly without using her turn signal. It seems to me that a driver hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk should have at least been cited for reckless driving. Unbelievable.


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