Ismael Gonzalez Arrested after DUI Crash on Almaden Avenue [San Jose, CA]

Ismael Gonzalez Arrested after DUI Crash on Almaden Avenue [San Jose, CA]

Ismael Gonzalez Arrested after DUI crash on Almaden Avenue and Willow Street [SAN JOSE, CA]

Ismael Gonzalez Arrested after DUI Crash on Almaden Avenue [San Jose, CA]

Drunk Driver Arrested after Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Willow Street

SAN JOSE, CA (August 17, 2021) – Police arrested Ismael Gonzalez after a fatal pedestrian crash on Almaden Avenue last Saturday.

Per reports, Gonzalez ran a red light through the Willow Street intersection after speeding north on Almaden Avenue. Officers arrived to the scene around 9:00 p.m.

Investigators say the suspect struck a man who was walking in a marked crosswalk. Due to the impact of the crash, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

In addition, Gonzalez fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim. However, officers located the suspect just before 10:30 p.m., in the 1100 Block of Starbird Circle.

The San Jose Police Department arrested and booked 43-year-old Ismael Gonzalez for felony DUI, felony hit and run, and gross vehicular manslaughter.

The police are encouraging anyone with information about the DUI crash to contact Detective O’Brien at 408-277-4654.

Once available, more information will be released.


Our law firm sends out our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a DUI crash. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but we can help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.


Free Police Report

If you or your family are involved or affected by this accident and would like the official Police Report of this incident, Sweet James may be able to help.

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
Consent
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By clicking the "Get help now" button, you consent for Sweet James LLP, its service provider(s) & affiliates to use automated technology, including calls, texts, and prerecorded messages to contact you at the number and email provided. I understand I am not required to sign or agree to this as a condition of services. Clicking the button "Get help now" below constitutes your electronic signature and certifies the information provided is yours.