Driver Killed, Three Others Hurt after San Jose Crash
SAN JOSE, CA (July 6, 2020) – A driver was killed and three other people injured in a rear-end crash on San Carlos Street on Friday, July 3.
Officers responded around 5:15 p.m. to West San Carlos Street and North Buena Vista Avenue after receiving a call about the incident. They determined that a Valley Transportation Authority was slowing pulling up to a stop from the westbound lanes of West San Carlos. Then it was rear-ended by a black Mitsubishi.
The 40-year-old driver died at the scene, marking the city’s 25th fatal incident this year.
Medics rushed a 30-year-old male passenger in the vehicle to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. They also transported a 36-year-old male passenger to the hospitalized with minor injuries.
The bus driver was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. No passenger on the bus had injuries.
Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the deceased after confirming his identity and notifying next of kin.
Our deepest thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased victim.
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