News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
650-329-2607
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

11/1/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 10/26/2010
Subject :

Rollover Motor Vehicle Accident at El Camino Real and Page Mill Intersection
Contact : Suzan Minshall, Public Information Officer, Fire Department    (650) 444-6267
    Suzan.Minshall@CityofPaloAlto.org
Palo Alto, CA – On October 26, 2010, an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance and an automobile collided in the intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill.

At 10 PM on October 26, an ambulance traveling code three (lights and sirens) in a northbound direction on El Camino Real collided with an automobile traveling westbound on Page Mill. There was one occupant in the automobile and four occupants in the ambulance; three AMR employees and one patient being transported to the hospital when the collision occurred. All five were transported to a local hospital with injuries of varying degrees.

Palo Alto's response included three Engine Companies, one Truck Company, a Rescue unit, Battalion Chief and five Police units. The intersection was closed and traffic re-routed for an hour and a half while emergency crews attended to the injured, removed the vehicles from the intersection and cleaned up the area.

Additional information should be available after completion of an investigation.



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