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Stanford Hospital doctors and staff reunite with former trauma patients
Contra Costa Times

A motorcycle crash on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge three years ago catapulted Manuel Abad over his handlebars.

He landed hard on the roadway and lay there fully conscious, certain rush-hour traffic would run over him.

“I knew I was going to die,” he said.

Instead, he survived — not only the oncoming cars but also the serious neck, limb and internal injuries he suffered.