Police investigating San Jose's 58th deadly traffic accident this year

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a solo traffic collision in San Jose Friday night.

Bay City News
Saturday, November 19, 2022
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San Jose had its 53rd traffic death of 2022 after an elderly pedestrian was fatally struck in the northern part of the city.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a solo traffic collision in San Jose Friday night.

Police responded to the area of Santa Teresa Boulevard and Bailey Avenue at approximately 11:30 p.m. to investigate the incident.

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The driver was ejected from the car, a 2021 Mercedes SUV, after colliding with a vacant building at a high rate of speed, according to the preliminary report.

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The identity of the motorist is being withheld pending notification to next-of-kin, police said in a statement Saturday.

Anyone with information about the case, the 58th fatal crash on San Jose city streets this year, is asked to contact Detective Templeman of the San Jose police traffic investigations unit at 3556@sanjoseca.gov or (408) 277-4654.

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