Injuries Reported in San Jose Car Accident on Story Road
SAN JOSE, CA (October 12, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, eight people suffered injuries in a crash on Story Road in East San Jose.
According to reports, the incident happened at around 12:27 p.m. on Story Road and McLaughlin Avenue.
After conducting an initial investigation, the authorities discovered that an elderly man lost control of his car. As a result, he crashed into an outdoor dining area at Grand Century Plaza. Also, the vehicle struck several people.
The police confirmed that the injuries ranged from major to minor. Also, updates on the conditions of the seriously hurt individuals weren’t available.
Meanwhile, witness John Brown revealed that a man drove a pickup truck. Then, he drove across the sidewalk and median and drove into the parking lot, where numerous people were in the outdoor dining area.
“The noise when (the truck) went through was like a huge grinding sound because of all the tables and everything caught underneath,” Brown stated “It was so fast a lot of people didn’t react at first. I saw them go to the ambulances. Everyone was very shocked.”
Meanwhile, the officers suspect that the elderly driver was in medical distress before the crash.
Always pay attention to other drivers, especially on busy freeways. Whenever you are behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Make sure to avoid distractions that can lead to serious auto accidents. As a driver, maintain a safe speed and only drive when you are alert and sober.
Turning to a Personal Injury Attorney
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