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


Subject :

Single Vehicle Involved in Major injury Accident
Contact : Lieutenant Sandra Brown, Palo Alto Police Department    650-704-2930
Palo Alto, CA – On Friday, December 17, 2010, at 05:52 AM, Palo Alto Police responded to a single vehicle collision, in the west bound lanes San Antonio Road between Leghorn Street and Middlefield Road. Arriving units found that a single vehicle had struck a tree and electrical pole. The  24 year-old male driver was found unconscious in the vehicle. Police officers rendered aid until the Palo Alto Fire Department arrived and took over. The driver was transported to Stanford Hospital with major injuries. At last report he was undergoing surgery and it is unknown at this time what his current status is. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.  West bound San Antonio Road was completely closed between Leghorn Street and Middlefield Road until 12:00 PM.  The roadway is now completely open to all traffic.