Sunnyvale Car Crash: Witness says driver mumbled about 'Jesus' after hitting 8 pedestrians

ByKris Reyes KGO logo
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Witness: Driver referenced 'Jesus' after hitting 8 pedestrians in Sunnyvale
A man who witnessed a crash in Sunnyvale that left eight pedestrians injured is opening up about his encounter with the driver moments after the wreck.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (KGO) -- Sunnyvale resident Don Draper was at the intersection of Sunnyvale Saratoga Road and El Camino Real at around 6 p.m. Tuesday when he witnessed a driver speed through and hit several pedestrians.

One woman flew into the air and landed in front of his car. In his rage, Draper said he got out of his vehicle and confronted the driver, whose car hit a tree. Draper yelled at him but the driver, who was in his car with the airbag deployed, did not make eye contact.

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"The door was open and I yelled at him," Draper said, "And he was saying 'I love you Jesus' or 'thank you Jesus.' Maybe he said both."

The driver has been identified as 34-year-old Isaiah Joel Peoples