Santa Clara: Elderly woman dies of injuries suffered in Aug. 21 crash

SANTA CLARA – A 93-year-old woman died Sunday of injuries she suffered in a collision last week in Santa Clara, police said.

The woman, who was driving a Mercedes-Benz, collided with two other vehicles around 3:50 p.m. on Aug. 21 on southbound Lawrence Expressway north of the El Camino Real off-ramp, Santa Clara police Lt. Mike Crescini said in a news release Monday.

Crescini said the woman was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose with life-threatening injuries. She was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m. Sunday.

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office will release the woman’s identity once it is confirmed and her next of kin is notified.

No other injuries were reported.

Prior to the collision, the Mercedes was seen accelerating through a stop sign from a parking lot at 3705 El Camino Real, Crescini said.

Anyone with information related to the case can contact Traffic Investigator Scott Wilson at 408-615-4764.

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