SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — Early Friday morning, the San Jose Police Department investigated a solo car accident in the area of Cottle Road and Blossom Hill Road that killed two people.

Around 4:20 a.m., police responded to the scene where they found a Hyundai Sedan, reported stolen Thursday, occupied by a juvenile male driver and two passengers. Officers said the car had crashed into a light pole on the southeast corner of the on-ramp to Blossom Hill Road.

The car was reportedly speeding northbound on Cottle Road when it crashed. The crash caused the car to burst into flames, according to officials.

Officers said the driver suffered non-life threatening injuries while a male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and a female passenger was taken to the hospital where she ultimately succumbed to her injuries.

The driver was arrested and booked in Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall for driving a stolen vehicle and two counts of vehicular manslaughter.

The identities of the victims have not been released. This is the first traffic fatality of the year, according to San Jose police.

Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Templeman #3556 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at or 408-277-4654.