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Passengers Escape Life-Threatening Injuries in South Bay Car Accident

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    Two cars were involved in a violent collision Sunday afternoon on San Tomas Expressway (July 24, 2016).

    A CHP officer is telling the people involved in a major injury car accident in San Jose to count their blessings.

    The collision occurred early Sunday afternoon when a vehicle traveling on San Tomas Expressway failed to stop at a red night, smashing head on with another car attempting a left turn, according to CHP Officer Lance Hendrick.

    Despite the mangled vehicles and two children in one of the cars, the most significant injury suffered was a broken leg, Hendrick said.

    Both children were secured in child seats and police believe that everyone involved was wearing a seat belt, Hendrick said.

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