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Two teens injured in Wednesday morning crash

Police: Speed appears to be the cause for the solo-vehicle crash

Two 19-year-old Pleasanton men were injured Wednesday morning as their 1994 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck slid out of control and hit a tree, according to police.

Drugs nor alcohol were said not to be involved with the crash, but excessive speed and unfamiliarity with the road appeared to be a factor, Sgt. Michael Collins said in a statement.

Around 4:40 a.m., the driver allegedly turned onto Grapevine Drive in the Shadow Cliff neighborhood from Vineyard Avenue. Reports state the truck began to slide sideways and out of control before crashing into a large tree on the passenger side.

The passenger was in stable condition Wednesday afternoon after suffering "traumatic head and chest injuries," according to police, and was taken by ambulance to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. The driver reportedly suffered minor injuries to his forehead and nose and was expected to be released from ValleyCare Medical Center Wednesday.

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Posted by Joshua Strohl
a resident of Mohr Park
on May 1, 2009 at 12:45 pm

I'm the passenger. It was crazy.


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