"We are all shocked and saddened to learn of a major traffic accident that occurred today during lunch on University Avenue. We know there were five individuals that were injured and transported to local hospitals, and our thoughts and prayers go out to them and their families. We are grateful to our Police and Fire personnel who were on the scene immediately, and are continuing with their investigation," Mayor Nancy Shepherd said.
"Our community's support in coming together to aid those in need will continue as we learn more about the circumstances of this terrible accident."
Click here for the Palo Alto Police Department’s press release on the major accident.