Woman Killed in Rollover Accident on Highway 17 [San Jose, CA]
Driver Fatally Injured after Rollover Collision near 280 Freeway in San Jose
SAN JOSE, CA (February 23, 2021) – Tuesday morning, an unidentified woman was killed in a rollover accident on Highway 17, near 280 Freeway.
The accident occurred around 11:30 a.m., February 16, on the connector ramp from northbound Highway 17 to northbound 280 Freeway.
Upon arrival, officers located a silver-colored 2013 Smart car that had gone off the roadway. The vehicle went down an embankment and overturned before coming to a rest against a concrete barrier.
As a result, the female San Jose driver suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office will release her identity once it has been confirmed and her next of kin is notified.
The connector ramp was closed for an investigation until about 2:50 p.m., the CHP said. However, the area has since reopened to traffic.
Anyone with information about the crash can contact the San Jose area CHP office at 408-961-0900. Once available, more information will be released to the public.
We at Sweet James would like to send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased woman.
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