Killer Crosswalks Crimes & Incidents, posted by qq, a resident of the Barron Park neighborhood, on Jul 18, 2007 at 8:35 pm
A parent and child were injured at the ECR and Ventura Ave crosswalk just before 8PM Wednesday evening.
The parent and child were taken to the trauma center at the Stanford ER. The parent's injuries were described as moderate. The extent of the child's injuries were unknown. The child was thrown 20 feet or so from the stroller.
I would assume that the low evening sun in the northbound driver's eyes on ECR probably contributed to this accident.
If the press is interested, I have a photos of the scene.
Posted by Dave, a resident of the Greenmeadow neighborhood, on Jul 18, 2007 at 9:22 pm
What a huge response! I was walking the dog and the amount of audio response was real evident. Sounds like both Middlefield & Arastadero went all out from both stations. Hope everyone recovers. God Bless. My dog was to busy playing with a Husky to do her usual response!
Posted by Sgt. Steve Herrera, a resident of another community, on Jul 19, 2007 at 9:55 pm
I am the traffic supervisor for the Palo Alto Police Department and am supervising the investigation of this accident. If you have pictures of the actual accident, I would like to see them. You can mail them to me at the;