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News - September 12, 2012

Cyclist injured near Hillview campus

A bicyclist was injured Aug. 28 on Santa Cruz Avenue near Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park when the occupant of a parked car opened a door as the cyclist was approaching in the bike lane.

The cyclist struck the door and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to Menlo Park police spokesperson Nicole Acker.

The cyclist, who complained of pain, was taken to a hospital.

The accident occurred between Hillview Drive and Olive Street during an open house event for the new Hillview Middle School campus.


Posted by citatation?, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:50 am

Opening a car door without checking for approaching traffic is illegal. Was the car driver cited?