Four-vehicle collision hospitalizes at least two people
The collision was first reported at 12:21 a.m. and was a single-vehicle collision, California Highway Patrol officials stated. Upon arrival, officers found that there were more vehicles that got involved in the car crash.
The initial accident occurred when a car crashed through the right shoulder wall of the freeway, said authorities. The reason the car crashed was not listed.
Soon after, a second vehicle pulled over to help. A third vehicle, identified as a Honda Accord, crashed into the car as well as the pedestrians that stopped to help.
A fourth vehicle then crashed into the same car, reported officers. A fifth car was also struck with debris in the aftermath of the collisions.
Reportedly, two victims, the driver from the initial crash as well as a pedestrian, were in critical condition. The condition of two other victims in the crash were not reported and is unclear at this time.
The name of the victims were not mentioned in the article.
Reportedly, Sig-alert was issued from 12:32 a.m. to 1:37 a.m. because four lanes were blocked on the northbound Interstate Highway 280.
This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available. Officers have not ruled out drugs and alcohol as a possible factor in the San Jose car accidents.
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