1 Dead in San Jose Auto Accident on Monterey Road and Live Oak Avenue
SAN JOSE, CA (March 28, 2021) – Saturday morning, a male driver died in a hit-and-run crash on Monterey Road and Live Oak Avenue.
The incident involving two vehicles occurred at about 1:10 a.m., the San Jose police revealed. The high-speed hit-and-run crash occurred in the area of Monterey Road and Live Oak Avenue.
According to investigators, a southbound 2016 Hyundai Sonata on Monterey Road traveled at a high rate of speed. Then, it hit the rear-ended and crashed with a southbound 1998 Chevrolet truck.
As a result, the male truck driver died at the scene. Meanwhile, the Hyundai driver escaped the crash scene before the authorities arrive.
After the investigation, officers located the suspect at a residence in the 1800 block of Senter Road. Thus, they arrested him and took him into custody.
Meanwhile, the unidentified suspect will be booked into the Santa Clara County jail for various charges. His charges include vehicular manslaughter, felony driving under the influence, and fleeing the scene of an accident.
According to reports, the incident was the 8th deadly traffic crash for 2021.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim. May you find peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.
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As the loved ones of the victim grieve of a fatal accident, Sweet Lawyers wants to offer our help. Moreover, it is important to recognize that if your family loses a member in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Insurance companies only protect their interests, which is why we protect those of our clients. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
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