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Seven injured in crash near Palo Alto-Mountain View border

Original post made on May 17, 2012

A traffic collision involving an Airport shuttle van and three other vehicles in Palo Alto late Wednesday night sent seven people to the hospital, one with serious injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol and the Palo Alto Fire Department.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 17, 2012, 10:57 AM

Comments (7)

Posted by Frequent flyer, a resident of Jackson Park
on May 17, 2012 at 11:36 am

They say the most dangerous part of the trip isn't the airplane but the ride to/from the airport...

Posted by Observer, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 17, 2012 at 2:17 pm

I once took the Supper Shuttle from the airport, and it was one the most dangerous trips of my life. Never again.

Posted by jupiterk, a resident of Gemello
on May 17, 2012 at 2:35 pm

People drive crazy days. I have used the shuttle in the past and have nothing to complain. The only complaint I have aginst the shuttles is they take you to so many places to pick up and drop off passengers and it takes 90 minutes to get to the airport and I highly dislike that. The shuttle drivers drive very carefully and take all precautions and definitely no complaint against the safety aspect.

Posted by Bimmer, a resident of Whisman Station
on May 17, 2012 at 2:36 pm

I commute each day past SFO and I can't count the times these shuttle buses speed past me or swerve in and out of lanes. Not the safest drivers.

Posted by Me, a resident of Blossom Valley
on May 17, 2012 at 3:28 pm

I took an airport shuttle once --- while in a screaming arguement on his cell phone, he drove the wrong way down El Camino. Thankfully it was o'dark thirty. But still. Never again.

Posted by Drive, a resident of Cuernavaca
on May 17, 2012 at 3:38 pm

There are highway repairs going on along that stretch of 101. The white lines have been erased in some parts, leaving drivers to guess which way the lane turns. I wonder if this contributed to this accident. I've been driving through that patch of highway all week on a wing and a prayer. It's crazy. The contractors need to lay down some noticable white lines.

Posted by Sly, a resident of Blossom Valley
on May 18, 2012 at 5:38 pm

All those super shuttle drivers are idiots!!

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