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Update: Woman dies of injuries in multi-vehicle San Jose collision

PIX Now -- Noon 5-24-23
PIX Now -- Noon 5-24-23 06:57

SAN JOSE -- A woman died of her injuries Tuesday following a multi-vehicle crash in San Jose early Monday evening, according to authorities.

According to a tweet by San Jose police, units responded Monday to the scene of a major injury vehicle collision in the area of Monterey Highway and Live Oak Avenue with multiple vehicles involved at around 6:13 p.m. 

Police said the investigation determined that a man was driving a Dodge Durango at a high rate of speed southbound on Monterey Road when it side-swiped a Lexus sedan, then rear-ended a Hyundai sedan. The Hyundai was pushed into a fourth vehicle, a Chevy pick-up truck, which collided with a fifth vehicle, a Toyota sedan.

The woman driving the Hyundai suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash, while all other drivers were uninjured. On Tuesday, the woman died of her injuries at a hospital.

Her identity will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office after notifying her family. Police said it was the 16th fatal collision, and the 17th traffic death of 2023.

Anyone with information on this investigation was urged to contact Detective Bowen #4461 of the San José Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at or 408-277-4654. 

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