Police confirmed two deaths following the car crash that involved three pedestrians in San Jose before 8:30 on Tuesday evening, ABC7 reported.
The accident transpired at Almaden Expressway and Foxworthy Avenue.
Two of the victims were declared dead at local hospitals where they were rushed, San Jose police said.
Another victim sustained injuries but is expected to be in a safe condition.
“The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries,” police said.
The public is urged by the police to avoid the accident site as the investigation continues.
The location was also shut for many hours after the crash.
The accident became the sixth deadly crash this year, officials said, adding that the casualties became the sixth and seventh also for this year.
In addition, police said it became the fourth and fifth pedestrian death this year.
Meanwhile, Councilor Pam Foley appealed to make the roads safer. “This incident is as serious as it is tragic,” she said, adding that deaths “can be prevented.”