Car Accident on Piedmont Road in San Jose Kills Driver and Severely Injures Passenger
SAN JOSE, CA (February 7, 2022) – A woman died in a car accident at Piedmont Road and Berryessa Road on Saturday evening.
The accident happened around 8:20 p.m. on February 5 the San Jose Police Department said. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 Audi sedan was traveling westbound on Suncrest Avenue at a high rate of speed when it ran a red light at the intersection of Piedmont Road. It then collided with a 2016 Honda sedan traveling southbound on Piedmont Road.
The Audi went off the roadway and slammed into two trees at Gurney Court and Berryessa Road, police said.
As a result of the crash, the female driver of the Audi died at the scene. Her female passenger suffered life-threatening injuries.
The male driver of the Honda only sustained minor injuries.
An investigation into this fatal crash is ongoing. Anyone with further information is urged to contact Detective Malvido of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.
We express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. We also wish the injured victim a fast recovery.
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