Two-Vehicle Collision Near Snell Avenue Resulted in Fatality

SAN JOSE, CA (July 21, 2023) – Early Thursday morning, a DUI crash on Capitol Expressway left a man dead and another injured.

The deadly collision happened around 1:11 a.m. at the intersection of Capitol Expressway and Snell Avenue.

Based on the news report, a 2006 Nissan SUV ran pushed past a red light while traveling westbound along the expressway.

Consequently, the Nissan collided with a 2006 Scion sedan going south on Snell Avenue.

The impact of the collision ejected the two male occupants of the Scion and left both of them with major injuries. Unfortunately, one of the victims succumbed to their injuries while the other man remained at the hospital in critical condition.

After the collision, police arrested the driver of the Nissan for felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office will provide the deceased victim’s identity once the family has been notified.

Those with additional information about the Capitol Expressway DUI crash are encouraged to call the department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

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