San Jose police responded to the scene of a traffic collision that killed one person and sent three others to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.
Police responded to a 10:10 p.m. report Tuesday of a single-vehicle collision in the area of Gurdwara Avenue and Carrera Court in East San Jose, according to the San Jose Police Department.
A gray 2001 Honda Civic, with four male juveniles inside, was traveling southbound on Gurdwara Avenue at a high rate of speed when it slammed into a tree in the center median and flipped over, police said.
One of the juveniles was pronounced dead at the scene and the other three were seriously injured, police said. The collision marks the city's 46th fatal collision and 47th victim in 2021.
The identity of the victim was not available pending release by the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office after it notifies family.
Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Aldinger of the San José Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.