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Car crashes into Mitchell Park Library on Wednesday

Original post made on Jan 19, 2023

A vehicle crashed into the Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto on Wednesday, causing minor injuries to the driver and passenger and minimal damage to the building, according to the Fire Department.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 19, 2023, 9:57 AM

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Posted by Manuela
a resident of Esther Clark Park
on Jan 19, 2023 at 11:07 am

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Is the library able to be open?


Posted by Green Gables
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:10 pm

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The article does not say how old the driver is. I'm guessing a person who is 70s, 80s, 90s should have the driver's license removed.


Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 19, 2023 at 5:10 pm

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The library is a "safe route to school" with many students using the front of the library as a bike highway (often to the consternation of elderly library patrons) as well as an after school hangout. This was prime time for kids to be about.

I think it is a given that we are very lucky that nobody was hurt in this. Pleased that the driver and occupant were not seriously hurt. Pleased that they didn't hurt anyone else.


Posted by Mondoman
a resident of Green Acres
on Jan 19, 2023 at 8:08 pm

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@Green Gables
I could guess someone in their mid-20s texting with equal likelihood of being correct :) Down with ageism, up with facts


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