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Two Separate Crashes in San Jose Left Two Fatalities

SAN JOSE, CA (October 20, 2021) Two separate crashes on the highways of San Jose left two people killed over the weekend, CHP said.

Officers responded at the scene just after 10:41 p.m. on Sunday at Highway 237 and Great America Parkway.

According to the authorities, an off-duty paramedic performed CPR to the first person.

Unfortunately, the CHP officers pronounced that victim dead at the scene around 10:59 p.m.

Authorities said a Honda Accord veered off-road and collided with a Honda Fit, sending the Accord on the right shoulder of 237 where it struck a man.

Afterwards, the Honda Accord stopped in two and three lanes where it was struck by another vehicle.

Eventually, the medical responders arrived at the scene and transported the Accord driver to a hospital with minor injuries.

Meanwhile, another collision happened around 2:47 a.m. on Highway 101 near Tully Road.

Officials said a yellow Mitsubishi rear-ended a white van, causing the van to veer off the road and overturned.

The Mitsubishi driver exited his vehicle and before a white Lexus struck him.

Unfortunately, the Mitsubishi driver died at the scene and the paramedics took the driver of the van to a hospital.

At this time, the identities of the two deceased patients remain unavailable.


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the victims.


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