Esmeralda Carrillo Bejar Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 101 in San Jose
Where: The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 near Alum Rock Avenue in San Jose, California.
What Happened: A heavy-duty truck allegedly struck several vehicles from behind.
- Esmerelda Carrillo Bejar, driver of Toyota RAV4
- Driver of Dodge 5500 pickup truck
- Driver of third vehicle
- Driver of fourth vehicle
- Esmerelda Carrillo Bejar, 45, killed
On or about Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021, around 8:05 in the morning, an accident between a heavy duty truck and several cars left a 45-year-old woman dead. Troopers from the CHP said the accident happened in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 near the intersection with Alum Rock Avenue in San Jose, California.
California Highway Patrol said 45-year-old Esmerelda Carrillo Bejar was killed when her Toyota RAV4 was allegedly rear-ended by a Dodge 5500 heavy-duty pickup truck while she was stopped in traffic. The force of the collision caused a chain-reaction with two other nearby vehicles. One of the vehicles burst into flames following the crash. Bejar was pronounced dead of her injuries at the scene.
According to Google Maps, the scene of the accident is a short distance from downtown San Jose.
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