27-Year-Old Palo Alto Man Killed, 2 Injured in Gilroy Car Accident on Highway 152 near Lovers Lane
Gilroy, California (October 30, 219) – One person was killed and two others were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a traffic accident in Gilroy, according to a local news report.
The deadly crash, which was reported at around 6:18 a.m, happened on Highway 152 near Lovers Lane.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 27-year-old Palo Alto man was driving a Toyota Sienna eastbound on Highway 152 when for an unknown reason, the Sienna crossed over the double yellow lines and struck a westbound Toyota Tundra operated by a 32-year-old Los Banos man.
The Sienna driver died at the scene. The driver of the Tundra suffered major injuries and was transported to San Jose Regional Medical Center.
A 23-year-old woman, who was riding as a passenger in the Tundra, was also transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The names of the deceased and injured victims have not been released.
Authorities said neither alcohol nor drugs were suspected factors in the accident.
Highway 152 was blocked in both directions for around three and a half hours as the investigation and cleanup took place.
An investigation into the accident is underway.