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Lanes reopened on Highway 101 after DUI crash

Early-morning collision near San Antonio Road litters highway with debris, gasoline

The California Highway Patrol cleaned up a gas spill and reopened all lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto Monday morning (May 9) after a drunken-driving crash where one person was arrested and another was injured, an officer said.

The three right lanes just north of San Antonio Road were opened at 3:38 a.m. after crews were sent to clean up the gas and other debris covering the road, CHP Officer Ralph Caggiano said.

The crash happened at about 2:30 a.m. and involved a dark-colored sedan, he said. Other vehicles involved in the crash are not known. The Palo Alto Fire Department, Caltrans, and two tow trucks assisted with the cleanup, Caggiano said.

More information will be posted when it becomes available.

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Lanes reopened on Highway 101 after DUI crash

Early-morning collision near San Antonio Road litters highway with debris, gasoline

Uploaded: Mon, May 9, 2011, 9:02 am

The California Highway Patrol cleaned up a gas spill and reopened all lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto Monday morning (May 9) after a drunken-driving crash where one person was arrested and another was injured, an officer said.

The three right lanes just north of San Antonio Road were opened at 3:38 a.m. after crews were sent to clean up the gas and other debris covering the road, CHP Officer Ralph Caggiano said.

The crash happened at about 2:30 a.m. and involved a dark-colored sedan, he said. Other vehicles involved in the crash are not known. The Palo Alto Fire Department, Caltrans, and two tow trucks assisted with the cleanup, Caggiano said.

More information will be posted when it becomes available.

— Bay City News Service

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another DUI in Palo Alto
Adobe-Meadow
on May 9, 2011 at 9:59 am
another DUI in Palo Alto, Adobe-Meadow
on May 9, 2011 at 9:59 am
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Is DUI the most common serious crime in Palo Alto? Please post the names and mug shots of every DUI driver that gets arrested. Thank you.


Crescent Park Dad
Crescent Park
on May 9, 2011 at 11:29 am
Crescent Park Dad, Crescent Park
on May 9, 2011 at 11:29 am
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This is getting out of hand. Either we're in a vortex of some sort or there is a regional/national trend to the ugly.

It would be interesting if the PA Online could provide any information of DUI arrest/accident trends in the last few months...local, Bay Area, State, etc.

Not good.


stretch
another community
on May 9, 2011 at 11:59 am
stretch, another community
on May 9, 2011 at 11:59 am
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Where I live, names, ages and cities of DUI offenders are printed in the newspapers. It's only right that they should be embarrassed.


another DUI in Palo Alto
Adobe-Meadow
on May 9, 2011 at 5:57 pm
another DUI in Palo Alto, Adobe-Meadow
on May 9, 2011 at 5:57 pm
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Newspapers should print the name of all people arrested for DUI, not just the ones that cause serious crashes. And why hasn't this name been released yet?


our justice system
Adobe-Meadow
on May 10, 2011 at 12:14 pm
our justice system, Adobe-Meadow
on May 10, 2011 at 12:14 pm
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I disagree with the common practice of posting names and photos of those arrested as they are not guilty until proven so. In the google age a flawed arrest could impact one's whole future, and they do happen.


another DUI in Palo Alto
Adobe-Meadow
on May 10, 2011 at 4:50 pm
another DUI in Palo Alto, Adobe-Meadow
on May 10, 2011 at 4:50 pm
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Like it or not, arrests are public record. Employers doing background checks can and do check your official arrest record without relying on random newspaper reports.


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