When a driver chooses to drive while under the influence of a substance, they are putting everyone on the road and their passengers in grave danger. Such was the case in a recent crash in San Jose.
Authorities in San Jose have released the identity of the suspected DUI driver responsible for a fatal crash that happened on Highway 85 in South San Jose last week. The accident left four people dead.
Mercury News reports that the crash happened in the southbound lanes near Cottle Road at approximately 10:15 p.m.on the night of Wednesday, May 113th.
According to Officer Ross, Lee California Highway Patrol spokesperson, a 2005 Dodge Durango had been traveling at a high speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over several times.
The driver has been identified as 26-year-old Rabbi Kumar Khanna of San Jose. Khanna was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Inside the SUV, three male passengers were reported to have been killed on impact. One of the three was thrown from the vehicle during the rollover. Another one of the victims was 25 years old, while the two others were 26 years of age. Their identities have not been released.
A 25-year-old woman was also in the vehicle. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. She was pronounced dead upon her arrival. Her identity was also not released at the time of the report.
The accident is still currently under investigation.