Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Santa Clara Street in San Jose
San Jose, CA (September 03, 2020) – On Thursday, a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Santa Clara Street in downtown San Jose.
Reports say, at about 6 a.m. a truck struck the man as he was crossing the street.
Furthermore, an initial investigation suggests the victim was southbound in a marked crosswalk across Santa Clara Street.
Moreover, an unknown vehicle struck the pedestrian in the eastbound lanes.
Police said that the driver escaped, while rescuers took the victim to the hospital. Ultimately, the man died due to the injuries he sustained.
Additionally, authorities released a description of the vehicle and describe it as a tanker type truck.
The death is San Jose‘s 28th traffic fatality of the year and the 12th pedestrian fatality.
We at Sweet Lawyers extends our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased. Our hearts are with you through this painful tragedy.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in San Jose, California
It is true that car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, but, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Coincidentally, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners, but especially busy intersections like the ones in downtown San Jose.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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