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Car meets pole in Atherton

Original post made on Aug 17, 2011

John Woodell sent us this photo of a car that crashed into a telephone pole on Valparaiso Avenue near Emilie Avenue in Atherton shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. AMR treated the driver at the scene for minor injuries while AT&T replaced the pole.

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Posted by Bob
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Aug 17, 2011 at 12:08 pm

One of those new safety first break-away poles. Luckily for the driver.


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Posted by turn off your cell phone
a resident of another community
on Aug 17, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Was the driver chatting on his or her cell phone when this happened? What are the chances of that being an AT&T cell phone? What goes around comes around.

Glad there were no pedestrians walking there when this happened.


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Posted by Willows Liberal
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Aug 18, 2011 at 8:27 pm

See what happens when you veer off to the right.


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Posted by Central Menlo
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:45 pm

...and that's a surprise? Most veer that way, in Atherton. Frankly, I prefer the middle, on Valparaiso.


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