Post by Bad New Jersey Drivers on Jun 9, 2014 16:54:01 GMT -5
Anyone watch Stanley Robert's videos about Oakland mayor Jean Quan? Well she was involved in a "scandal" where she was caught using her cellphone while driving.....twice. Stanley Roberts interviewed her (she says she wasn't doing anything wrong by holding her cell phone) and now she was involved in an auto accident where witnesses say she ran a red light and witnesses say she was on a cell phone!
"While some witness say Quan was driving her Lexus SUV and talking on the phone when she ran the light and hit another car, the mayor says she doesn’t think she’s at fault.
KRON 4′s Alecia Reid was first on the scene and talked with the driver of a 2008 Nissan Altima that was struck. She said she could see Quan on the phone just before the accident which happened near the intersection of 26th and Market."
There might be footage from a grocery store and it might prove to see who ran the red light and there are still conflicting reports on who ran the red light, but with Quan being caught twice on her cell phone and a red light conviction last year, it doesn't look good!
Post by DontDentMyCar on Jun 9, 2014 19:31:39 GMT -5
Nice catch @badnewjerseydrivers, here's part of the article and a video of the link you provided.
Considering she got two public warnings on the news, then to continue to use her phone if this is the case it makes you wonder if some people will never learn until they crash into someone, or at least I'm hoping she learned something today.
Can't wait for the surveillance video.
DEVELOPING NEWS VIDEO: Surveillance Tape May Show Who is at Fault in Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Accident By Brian Shields and Mario Sevilla Sun Jun 8th, 2014 6:42pm America/Los_Angeles
OAKLAND (KRON) — Oakland police say they hope surveillance video from a grocery store will establish if Mayor Jean Quan or another driver ran a red light and caused an accident Sunday afternoon.
While some witness say Quan was driving her Lexus SUV and talking on the phone when she ran the light and hit another car, the mayor says she doesn’t think she’s at fault.
KRON 4′s Alecia Reid was first on the scene and talked with the driver of a 2008 Nissan Altima that was struck. She said she could see Quan on the phone just before the accident which happened near the intersection of 26th and Market.
“I have lower back pain,” the driver told Alecia. “I’m nervous. I had someone else in the car with me, my brother and it’s a nightmare.”
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