Press Release - Fatal Traffic Accident
On Sunday, January 7, 2018 at about 10:22 P.M., a fatal traffic accident occurred at the intersection of Monroe Street and Bowers Avenue. A 17-year old male, Santa Clara resident was driving an Acura Integra westbound on Monroe Street attempting to turn north on Bowers Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle. He collided with a Toyota Highlander that was stopped for the light in the number one lane of southbound Bowers Avenue. The force of the impact caused the Highlander to get pushed backwards into the front yard of a residence on the northwest corner of the intersection and tip over onto its passenger side.
The Highlander had four occupants inside and all were transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of the Acura was also transported, but later died as a result of his injuries.
Date of Occurrence: January 7, 2018
Time: 10:22 P.M.
Incident: Fatal Traffic Accident
Case Number: 18-220
Location: Monroe Street at Bowers Avenue
Prepared by: Captain Wahid Kazem
Public Information Officer
Administrative Services Division