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Teen’s life cut short in fatal crash

Teen’s life cut short in fatal crash

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under News

On Nov. 11, Justin Quintos, a 16-year-old at Saint Francis High School, died in a fatal car crash in Saratoga, CA. Quintos was driving with two other friends on Friday afternoon when he lost control of the vehicle and flew into a 50-foot embankment off of Highway 9. The vehicle then proceeded to hit...

Reckless driving is prevalent on California’s highways

Reckless driving is prevalent on California’s highways

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016


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Saturday morning, May 7, in Sacramento, a FedEx truck crashed into a California Highway Patrol car, injuring an officer. The 41-year-old Gregory Ramirez, a San Lorenzo resident, was allegedly driving under the influence and was arrested Saturday afternoon. In addition, Ramirez was in possession...

Carlmont receives crash course in distracted driving

Carlmont receives crash course in distracted driving

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

April 16, 2016


Filed under Campus

The car zooms up to a busy intersection. Despite the music blasting, the driver can still hear the ping of a text notification. She reaches over to check her phone, leaving the car with no one to stop it as it gets closer and closer to traffic. Impact Teen Drivers representative Zoe Schuler and Officer Andy ...

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Last week, Germanwings's flight 9525 crashed over the French Alps, leaving no survivors. Evidence from the black box recordings suggests that the crash, which killed 149 people, was intentionally committed by the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz. According to the Washington Post, the Germanwings crash is the third instance of someone committing suicide by crashing a passenger plane in commercial airliner...

Husband and wife left dead in a hit-and-run crash

Husband and wife left dead in a hit-and-run crash

March 4, 2013


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Car crash on Ralston Avenue

Car crash on Ralston Avenue

Gabriela d'Souza, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2012


Filed under Campus

Ralston Avenue in Belmont was shut down Tuesday morning after a female bicyclist was hit by a car at about 8:30 a.m. The cyclist's condition is unknown at this time, however Belmont Police Lt. Pat Halleran did state that the accident was not life threatening. Westbound and eastbound of Ralston...

Shooting and vehicle crash on Highway 101

Shooting and vehicle crash on Highway 101

Gabriela d'Souza, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2012


Filed under Campus

On Sept. 30, a shooting and vehicle crash occurred on Highway 101 at the Holly Street exit in San Carlos. The incident sent three people to the hospital that afternoon and closed the southbound lanes for nearly four hours. Belmont police have stated that the shooting took place around 3:41 p.m.,...

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