BELMONT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Pursuant to California Government Code § 6254(f)
Type of Incident: Traffic Collision – Vehicle into a Building Case #: 1201-0038
Location: 926 Ralston Ave, Belmont Date: 1/6/12 Time: 0832hrs
On Friday, January 6, 2012 at approx. 8:30am, Belmont Police and Fire units from Belmont, San Carlos and Foster City Fire Departments responded to a report of a vehicle that had driven into a business at 926 Ralston Ave. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found a 1999 Lexus sedan had driven thorough the front window of the Yee Studio, a children’s art studio business. The business was not open at the time of the collision.
The driver, a 56 yr old Fremont woman, was attempting to park in the rear lot of the adjacent US Bank, but proceeded forward over a curb, across a driveway and through the front widow of the business. The vehicle came to a stop inside the building after impacting the back wall of the structure. The driver sustained non life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital by paramedics. No one else was injured in the collision.
The building sustained major damage and will be boarded up, pending repairs. The cause of the collision is under investigation.
By: Lieutenant Patrick Halleran Authorized By: Captain Dan DeSmidt
Date: 1/6/12 Time: 1130hrs Date: 1/6/12 Time: 1130hrs
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