48-Year-Old San Jose Man Killed in Traffic Collision Near Highland Avenue

SAN MARTIN, CA (September 5, 2023) – Thursday afternoon, Eduardo Ceniceros was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Monterey Highway.

Reports of the incident arrived around 1:12 p.m. at the intersection of Monterey Highway and Highland Avenue.

According to California Highway Patrol, an eastbound 2022 Ford F-150 failed to stop at a red light at the intersection. As a result, the Ford collided with a southbound 2023 Kia Forte.

Medical responders immediately transported the Kia driver to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center where succumbed to his injuries. On Friday, the coroner’s office identified the deceased driver as 48-year-old Eduardo Ceniceros of San Jose.

Paramedics also transported the 59-year-old male Ford driver to the same hospital for treatment of major injuries. Meanwhile, the two passengers of the Ford – a 36-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman – sustained minor injuries but did not require medical transport.

The CHP is working to determine whether drugs or alcohol contributed to the collision. Officer J. Lucio is encouraging anyone with additional information about the fatal two-vehicle crash to contact him at 408-427-0700.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Eduardo Ceniceros. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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