A woman died and three other people were injured in a crash Sunday night in East San Jose, police said.
The woman was driving a Toyota Corolla westbound on Yerba Buena Road near U.S. Highway 101, when the car drifted into eastbound lanes at about 9:30 p.m., according to San Jose police.
The Corolla collided head-on into a Honda Accord that was headed eastbound. A third vehicle, a Toyota 4-Runner, then crashed into the Honda, police said in a news release.
The driver of the Corolla was hospitalized but later died of her injuries. Her name has not been released.
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Three people in the Honda suffered minor injuries, and two were taken to hospitals for treatment. The driver in the 4-Runner was not injured, police said.
The death is the city's 45th traffic fatality this year.
Anyone with information on the collision is asked to contact Detective Templeman #3556 of the San Jose Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at (408) 277-4654.