3 Injured in Car Accident on 280 Freeway near Highway 87 in San Jose
San Jose, California (December 4, 2019) – Three people were injured in a 7-vehicle collision on Interstate 280 Freeway in San Jose on Wednesday morning.
According to a local news source, the accident occurred on northbound I-280 Freeway near Highway 87 at about 5:35 a.m.
The firefighters responded to the incident and found seven vehicles at the scene of the accident. A white pickup truck had pinned one dark-colored sedan to the center divider.
Multi-Car Crash on 280 Freeway near Highway 87, December 4
Two people were trapped inside the sedan and a truck had to be extricated by the paramedics.
The two and one other patient were transported to the hospital for treatment.
The collision blocked traffic down to McLaughlin Avenue.
No further information was provided.
The authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.
Every year, several traffic accidents are reported in California. Unfortunately, these accidents result in many fatalities and even more injuries. The causes of many of these traffic accidents include distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving and failure to observe traffic laws. It is evident that negligence on the part of motorists is the leading cause of these accidents.
From the report above, the circumstances surrounding the traffic collision remain unclear. However, the authorities will gather information including witness statements to determine the cause of the accident.
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