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Woman Seriously Injured In Bizarre Greenbrae Accident

An SUV somehow ended on top of a Porsche in a crash Sunday that also involved a Jeep on Via La Cumbre. Police are still investigating the accident that sent a San Rafael woman to the hospital.

A freak vehicle accident left a 53-year-old Greenbrae woman with severe injuries Sunday afternoon, a police sergeant said.

The woman was walking in the 300 block of Via La Cumbre in Greenbrae around 2 p.m., Twin Cities police Sgt. Ryan Dunnigan said.

A gray Porsche convertible driven by a 67-year-old Greenbrae woman swerved to the right to avoid hitting a vehicle that was slowing down ahead of her to avoid hitting the pedestrian on the right side of the single-lane road, Dunnigan said.

The Porsche struck the left rear corner and tire of a parked Honda, causing the Honda to pivot, Dunnigan said.

The Honda pivoted on its right tire and spun nearly 180 degrees and the pedestrian was struck by part of the Honda and the front windshield of the Porsche, Dunnigan said.

The Porsche came to rest underneath the Honda.

The injured Greenbrae woman was treated for leg and head injuries at the scene and taken to Marin General Hospital, Dunnigan said. She was in critical condition Sunday and in stable condition Monday.

Police did not release the names of the pedestrian and Porsche driver.

The Porsche driver was not intoxicated at the time of the incident, which remains under investigation, Dunnigan said.

— Bay Cities News Service

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mike hogin August 08, 2012 at 05:00 PM
what a careless self centered idiot. driving that fast, and recklessly in a neighborhood is unforgivable. It sounds like she cut the poor pedestrian legs off when she hit her, she was going so fast. what can we do to prevent this from happening again? Please slow down. I hope the victim can recover!

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