One Driver Killed, Another Critically Injured in San Jose Crash: SJFD

One driver was killed and another critically injured in a two-car crash in South San Jose late Wednesday night, according to the San Jose Fire Department.

About 9:40 p.m., fire crews responded to reports of a major injury crash at Highway 85 and Santa Teresa Boulevard, fire officials said.

Both drivers were taken to a hospital where one died. The other was severely injured. Neither car was carrying passengers, officials said.

One wrecked car could be seen on Santa Teresa Boulevard near Thornwood Drive behind the Westfield Oakridge Mall. Police had Santa Teresa blocked off to traffic, but expected roads to be reopened in time for the morning commute.

Wednesday's crash marks San Jose's 14th traffic-related fatality in 2017.

No further details were available.

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