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Man plows car into tree

Original post made on Dec 12, 2012

A man is in a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after he crashed his car into a tree in the 400 block of Bernardo Avenue on Monday morning.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 12:36 PM

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Posted by MV Resident
a resident of Jackson Park
on Dec 12, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Yikes, best wishes for a speedy recovery for this man. I'm glad no one else was injured.

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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 12, 2012 at 6:39 pm

That could have been any one of us.

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Posted by MV
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:52 pm

This happened right in front of our office. The car just narrowly missed
hitting a light pole by inches, took out our sign, then ran into the tree.

Hope the guy recovers fully. It was a bad accident, but could have gone
a lot worse if the car would have taken another path (ex: run into the building).

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Posted by Commuter
a resident of Shoreline West
on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:30 am

The crash was horrible. MV is right - it could have been worse had the car hit a pedestrian, or another car head on, or flipped over, or plowed into a building.

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Posted by Me
a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Coulda, woulda, shoulda. No one else got injured except for this guy.
No need to go through a 'what if' scenario.
I hope the guy survives and isn't incapacitated going forward.

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Posted by old friend
a resident of another community
on Dec 15, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Get well my friend. - K

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Posted by Sparty
a resident of Shoreline West
on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:06 pm

50mph on Bernardo.

looks like somebody learned a lesson.

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Posted by Bill
a resident of Rex Manor
on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:41 pm

Hey Sparty,

Read the story - the driver had a seizure. What was his lesson - don't get sick? Your callous comment is disgusting.

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