Town Square

Post a New Topic

Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

Original post made on Apr 29, 2011

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students Thursday morning. The students were not injured. ==BI This photo== ==I of the car being towed away from the accident scene was contributed by John Woodell.==

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 29, 2011, 11:25 AM

Comments (2)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Carl
a resident of Atherton: West of Alameda
on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm

"concerns about bus evacuation mediate against having them" --

It looks like government jargon users have found a new use of the word "mediate."

Also, you could use the same argument for not using seatbelts in cars. I think seatbelts in buses are a sound idea.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by JG
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Another drunk driving incident--this time involving a school bus loaded with kids! Why do we give these drunks any leniency? People who get behind the wheel of a car when they're intoxicated (at 7:30 in the morning no less) are idiots, and the law should treat them accordingly. Are people with brain impairments allowed to drive?


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 3,801 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 2,010 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,907 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,567 views

Blood on the Tracks
By Paul Bendix | 8 comments | 1,222 views