San Jose driver crashes into middle school

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A HazMat unit and firefighters responded to Muwekma Ohlone Middle School on 2nd and Hedding Street Thursday morning after a car crashed on campus. 

According to police, a woman was driving a silver Subaru when she crashed through the wall of the school’s pool chemical storage area at 8:36 a.m.,

The Subaru caught on fire next to the chemicals.

“Officers assisted with getting the driver out of the vehicle. SJ Fire and Hazmat Unit assisted with vehicle fire and securing pool chemicals,” the San Jose Police Department wrote.

The cause and circumstances of the collision are under investigation.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital, and she is cooperating with the police investigation, SJPD told KRON4.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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