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News Release


November 7, 2022

Media Contact:

Jennifer Yamaguma, Communications Manager


Redwood City Mayor and Police Chief Statements Regarding November 4, 2022 Fatal Vehicle Collision

Redwood City, California — Regarding the tragic vehicle collision that occurred on Friday, November 4 at approximately 8 p.m., Mayor Giselle Hale, on behalf of the City Council, and Redwood City Police Chief Dan Mulholland have released the following statements:

“This was a tragic event for all involved. On behalf of the Redwood City City Council, we extend our deepest sympathies to the two young children who tragically lost their parents,” expressed Redwood City Mayor Giselle Hale. “Grief and stress counseling have been made available to students and families, and to first responders who provided emergency assistance at the scene.” 

“This remains a very active, ongoing investigation and more information will be released as soon as it is available,” said Redwood City Police Chief Dan Mulholland. “There are no words to express the magnitude of this loss. We are all mourning this tragedy together.”

Anyone with further information about this incident is encouraged to call the Redwood City Police Department’s Investigations Unit at (650) 780-7111.


About the City of Redwood City 
The City of Redwood City is a San Francisco Bay Area community located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the technology-rich region extending from the San Francisco Peninsula to the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Redwood City is the third largest city within the County of San Mateo, with 85,992 residents. The city enjoys an average of 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: "Climate Best by Government Test". Incorporated in 1867, Redwood City is home to the San Mateo County History Museum (located in the county's old courthouse) and the only active deep water port within the south bay of San Francisco. The city's vibrant downtown, quickly becoming known as the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula, offers residents, visitors, and businesses a unique retail, entertainment, and restaurant experience. 

For more information, visit the City of Redwood City's website at www.redwoodcity.org, or follow Redwood City on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

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