Afternoon Rear-End Crash on Senter Road Kills 1 Child
SAN JOSE, CA (September 8, 2019) – An 8-year-old boy was killed following a rear-end crash Sunday afternoon in San Jose, police said.
The crash happened around 4:00 p.m. on Senter Road near Nokomis Drive.
According to San Jose police, a 2018 Honda CRV carrying a man and two boys, ages 8 and 9, rear-ended a white 2019 Tesla. The Honda then veered across oncoming traffic and crashed into a utility pole.
Paramedics rushed the three occupants of the Honda to the hospital, with the youngest child suffering the most serious injuries, police said.
The male driver of the Tesla only sustained minor injuries. His two passengers were unharmed.
The 8-year-old succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday. As of Friday afternoon, the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office had not released his name.
The events that led up to the crash is still under investigation. Officers do not believe that drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.
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