Man killed, 3 children sent to hospital after evening crash

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

PALO ALTO, Calif. – The driver of an SUV was killed Wednesday evening and three child passengers were sent to a hospital when his vehicle hit a metal guardrail in south San Jose, according to the California Highway Patrol.     

Just after 7 p.m., the 38-year-old Palo Alto resident driving a Toyota Sequoia was heading north on state Highway 85 south of Cottle Road at speeds higher than 65 mph when for an unknown reason he veered into the median and struck the guardrail.   

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and three young passengers aged 8, 4 and 2 were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to the CHP.     

The identity of the driver has not yet been released.     

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact the CHP at (408) 427-0700. 

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.