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Teen crashes on Blackhawk Road

Original post made on May 7, 2009

A 16-year-old male Monte Vista student crashed his 1998 Acura into a tree on Blackhawk Road at 7:50 a.m. this morning about two miles north of the Camino Tassajara junction in Blackhawk.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 4:59 PM

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Danville
on May 7, 2009 at 3:12 am

That dude is LUCKY!!! A driver's side impact with that much intrusion? Very lucky to be alive...


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Posted by Hoot Smalley
a resident of Danville
on May 7, 2009 at 8:06 am

I hope this kid is ok. That car looks demolished.


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Posted by Sue
a resident of Danville
on May 8, 2009 at 6:35 am

Why did he crash? Usually it's because of speed. Yes, he is lucky, but clearly there was speed with that kind of impact and damage. It's a wake up call for him at 16. Now his parents get to pay higher insurance premiums and know that they have a high risk kid who doesn't exercize good judgment behind the wheel.


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Posted by Aurora
a resident of Blackhawk
on May 9, 2009 at 6:09 pm

I'm so glad he's ok. I drove by just after it happened, I think. Lots of people stopped to help - I was afraid it might be a teenager. My heart goes out to him and to his family - I hope he makes a speedy recovery.


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