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Crash leaves two seriously injured, lanes closed on University Avenue

Original post made on Nov 20, 2013

Lanes on University Avenue at Bayfront Expressway are closed indefinitely, Menlo Park police announced shortly before 8 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 20), following a crash that seriously injured two drivers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 8:11 AM

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Posted by slow down
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Nov 20, 2013 at 8:46 am

I don't know exactly what happened in this collision, but I do know that people drive way too fast and way too close on these streets. Combine that with wet conditions and collisions are going to happen. Best wishes to the injured people, but collisions due to speed and tailgating and not paying attention to traffic conditions are easily preventable.


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Posted by daily over pass driver
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Nov 20, 2013 at 9:09 am

when people come down from bridge they don't slow down.as soon they see yellow light they try to make it through.left turn is not wide enough.people loose their control and get in to crash. I hate this corner always accident in that corner. I think needs to make it wide turn and lift right side so whicle automatticaly get in to shape.I hope both driver get well.ohter rivers shuold learn lession.


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Posted by Yossi
a resident of another community
on Nov 20, 2013 at 3:57 pm

Terrible visuals on this wreck -- the one car was up on the median strip. Police had set up a tent and were also taking pictures, potentially for evidence. Sad that when we get some rain around here people react like southerners in the snow.


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Posted by Ron
a resident of another community
on Nov 20, 2013 at 5:10 pm

It is just morons driving on the wet streets. A lot of people don't change their tires, thus loose control. Thanks. Longest drive to work ever.


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