Santa Clara Fatal Car Accident on Great American Parkway
SANTA CLARA (April 13, 2017)
Per the CBS Local News San Francisco, a deadly DUI 2-car crash occurred Thursday night on Great America Parkway just east of Highway 101.
At roughly 11:30 p.m., a man identified as Vinod Bonthu, 26, of Sunnyvale, was the driver of a Mercedes who had been driving erratically at high speeds. As Bonthu exited northbound Highway 101 to Great America Parkway, he suddenly lost control and veered into oncoming traffic trigger a crash with a Subaru Forester.
Two motorists tragically suffered fatal injuries following the crash as they have since been identified as Angela Bontilao, 92, and Carina Kubow, 61. Kubow and Bontailo were mother and daughter.
Two other unidentified women were in the Subaru and were moderate to seriously injured. Both women were rushed to the emergency room and are expected to survive.
Per the article, the four women were coming back home after attending a Good Friday church service.
Meanwhile, Vinod Bonthu was injured in the crash and transported by ambulance to Valley Med Center before being arrested on DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.
A stretch of Great America Parkway remained completely shut down for an unknown period of time while CHP officials gathered details in order to decipher what exactly transpired leading up the accident.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the injured victims, their friends, and family members during such a difficult time.
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