SAN JOSE — A Central Valley lady died in a single-car crash in North San Jose on Saturday, and police say they’re in search of the person who was driving the car and ran off afterward.
Officers have been known as at 5:41 p.m. to Piedmont and Sierra roads to the scene of a collision by which a white 2006 BMW sedan heading north on Piedmont veered proper and went off the roadway, then hit a lightweight pole and a tree.
A San Jose police investigation decided that the male grownup driver “fled from the scene.” His passenger was severely injured and died at a hospital, police mentioned.
She has been recognized as Rosa Magaly Zapata, a 30-year-old Turlock resident, in accordance with the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Workplace.
Police mentioned there isn’t a indication that climate performed a job within the crash; precipitation experiences present that solely a lightweight rain was falling within the space on the time. The driving force, for whom an outline has not been launched, is being sought by authorities.
The deadly crash marked the seventh site visitors demise of 2024 in San Jose.
Anybody with details about the Saturday collision can contact SJPD Visitors Detective Ryan Leslie at 408-277-4654 or by e-mail at [email protected]. Ideas could be left with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-7867 or at siliconvalleycrimestoppers.org.