News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Pedestrian and Child Struck by Vehicle
Contact : Officer Brian Philip, City of Palo Alto, Police Department    650-329-2413
Palo Alto, CA -- On July 18, 2007, at approximately 7:45 p.m., a woman was pushing a stroller containing her 2 year-old baby across El Camino Real at the intersection with Ventura Avenue. As they approached the middle of the intersection, they were struck by a northbound motorist.

The woman and child were treated by Palo Alto medical personnel and were immediately transported to Stanford Hospital for further evaluation. Both victims were described as stable and conscious at the scene.

The traffic collision investigation is on-going and fault will be determined upon its conclusion.

Traffic was detoured for a short time while officers collected measurements and took photographs. The street was re-opened at approximately 8:30 p.m.