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Injury Traffic Accident
updated: Jan 24, 2013, 8:42 PM

Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy

Injury Traffic Accident: 2500 block of Cliff Drive. Fire, Medics, SBPD responding...

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 ROGER DODGER agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 08:45 PM

Engine 6 on scene unknown if injury requesting PD for thraffic control the whole road is blocked.

 

 ROGER DODGER agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 08:51 PM

I still haven't heard injury but heard all four lanes blocked and I'll leave it at that unless I hear any different.

 

 COMMENT 367201P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 09:12 PM

I just (tried) to drive home up the Cliff Drive hill and the road was completely blocked. Turned around and found a different way home. I couldn't tell at night how many cars involved, but there were lots of emergency lights.

 

 COMMENT 367317 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 09:49 AM

Seems like there has been an awful lot of accidents on the Mesa and on Cliff drive recently. I thought the Mesa Architects and the City Planners spent (wasted) all that time designing and changing Cliff drive around (you remember "pedestrian and bicycle friendly" configurations), which would then eliminate or reduce accidents?

 

 COMMENT 367321 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 09:56 AM

317: This accident was between Mesa Lane and Las Positas and was not part of the recent changes. The main issue on this stretch is the speed limit. It is currently 45mph, however, people regularly fly down the hill at 60-65mph. Not the smartest move when there are multiple driveways on both sides of the street and visibility for those exiting driveways may be limited depending upon how far down Cliff they are located. Lowering the speed limit to 30 would help. Yes, people will still speed. But perhaps they will keep it to 40-45.

 

 COMMENT 367342 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 10:28 AM

317 : wasted?? Personally I am really impressed with the changes on Cliff between Meigs and SBCC, yes I do remember the bicycle and pedestrian improvements and enjoy them daily.

 

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