SJ Capitol Expressway Crash & Outage


At approximately 6:15 AM, Monday, San Jose PD and San Jose FD responded to reports of a traffic collision with power lines down on Capitol Expressway near Capitol Avenue. Initial responding units arrived to find a 2 vehicle collision, with a power pole down and live lines on the roadway. There were no reports of injury. PG&E was requested for the live lines, and power is out to an unknown number of residences in the area. All traffic lights, and also VTA lines on Capitol appear to be out as well. Unknown how long it will take for power to be restored. Rain was heavy during the crash.