SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Two people died early Sunday morning when the car they were in crashed into a wall in East San Jose, according to police.
At 4:11 a.m., officers responded to a report of a crash involving a vehicle that was on fire on South Capitol Avenue at Excalibur Drive, police said.READ MORE: Santa Clara County Mounts Effort to Boost Vaccination Rate to Reach Herd Immunity
After a preliminary investigation, officers determined the vehicle was heading south on South Capitol Avenue when it struck a center divide and crashed into a sound wall along Capitol Expressway. The vehicle then caught fire, according to police.
Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not been released.
The crash marks the fourth fatal vehicle accident to happen in the city since Friday.READ MORE: San Francisco Nightlife: Not Quite Back to Normal But Getting There
A 17-year-old driver died Friday evening, at around 5:20 p.m. at Monterey Road and Daylight Way, when his car collided with another car.
Then Saturday morning, a pedestrian was fatally stuck during a hit-and-run at around 3:05 a.m. near East Hedding and North 15th streets.
Later that evening, a woman died when she fled from police in a stolen vehicle before crashing into a light pole at Fruitdale Avenue and St. Elizabeth Drive at around 8:40 p.m., according to police.MORE NEWS: California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid Capacity
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