Police in Mountain View are investigating the cause of an early morning traffic collision on Sunday that left a lone female driver dead.
According to police, at approximately 12:21am a fatal traffic collision occurred on Central Expressway near Highway 85. The lone female driver in her 20s, who has yet to be officially identified, died at the scene.
The vehicle, a Chevy sedan, was travelling eastbound on Central Expressway and swerved into the center median hitting a large tree. At this time it is unknown why the vehicle swerved into the center median.
The driver's vehicle was engulfed in flames and Mountain View Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene quickly and extinguished the fire. After the fire was extinguished, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The primary collision factor has not yet been determined; however speed was a factor in this collision, according to Mountain View Police. The investigation is ongoing and police are looking for witnesses to this collision.
Anyone who saw the collision is asked to call the Mountain View Police Department’s traffic unit at 650-903-6344.