Pedestrian Dies in Snell Avenue and Branham Lane Crash
San Jose, CA (May 27, 2020)– Early Wednesday morning, one unidentified man died in a pedestrian crash in Snell Avenue and Branham Lane.
The crash occurred at around 3:50 a.m. on May 27. Dispatched officers arrived and located a truck and the pedestrian down on the scene.
According to reports, the pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk when a truck suddenly turned and struck him. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Officers have yet to disclose the victim’s identity, pending notification of his family.
Moreover, Police continue investigating and is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Detective Eliseo Malvido of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased.
Pending Investigation of the Pedestrian Killed in Snell Avenue
According to NHTSA reports, in 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States. On average, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes. That is more than 16 people a day, almost 115 people a week. Moreover, California had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in 2017 (858).
As everyone’s version of normal adjusts to the effects of recent events, taking strolls outdoors is becoming a common trend but at the same time, pedestrian accidents have also spiked in popularity. Therefore, you must know how to proceed in case you find yourself or a family member involved in a similar accident reported above.
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