Pursuit Involving Sheriff’s Patrol Car Leads to Multi-Vehicle Crash in San Jose

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SAN JOSE, CA (April 29, 2024)A high-speed chase involving a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office patrol car ended in a collision that injured five people on Sunday afternoon in San Jose. The incident occurred around 12:35 PM at the intersection of Commodore Drive and King Road, according to the San Jose Police Department.

 

During the pursuit of a speeding driver, a deputy collided with an SUV not involved in the chase. All four occupants of the SUV were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, while the deputy also sustained minor injuries. 

 

The pursuit began near Berryessa Road and North Capitol Avenue and continued even after the collision, with deputies deploying spike strips to stop the fleeing vehicle.

 

The suspect, who was driving a reportedly stolen vehicle, was apprehended after attempting to flee on foot. He has been arrested on multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and evading a peace officer.

 

The San Jose vehicle crash is currently under investigation, and further details will be released as they become available.

Car accidents, especially those involving law enforcement in the course of duty, can have complex implications for all parties involved. If you or someone you know has been affected by this crash or a similar incident, it’s crucial to seek expert legal advice. Navigating the claims process for personal injuries resulting from car accidents requires skilled representation to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. Contact RTM Law Firm for a free case review. 

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