On 01-31-15 at approximately 2:30AM, a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed struck a power pole on Bay Rd, just north of Ringwood Av. Despite the extensive damage to the vehicle, the driver was able to extricate them self and leave the scene before the arrival of fire and law enforcement personnel.
The Menlo Park Police has jurisdiction over the collision. They are leading the investigation into this hit and run incident.
The power pole suffered extensive damage. PG&E will require an extended period of time to make the repairs. Residents should anticipate that Bay Road will be closed as PG&E performs this work. Atherton residents in the Lindenwood area should expect power disruptions.