SANTA CRUZ – A 28-year-old San Jose woman was killed in a car accident near Highway 17 and Glen Canyon on Sunday evening.
The woman drove as a passenger with a 30-year-old man from San Jose in a Volkswagen Golf 2013 around 9.45 p.m. on Sunday. The car traveling south on El Rancho Drive north of Hunt Court was traveling at high speed before turning off the road, bumping into a wooden utility pole, going up a dam, bumping into a tree, and patrolling overturned according to the California Highway .
Driver Jesse Vong suffered serious injuries and was transported to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center by floor ambulance. Before he was released to the hospital, Vong was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
According to the CHP, the as yet unidentified passenger was declared dead at the scene of the accident.