Man killed in pedestrian hit-and-run accident on 101 Freeway, San Jose, California
A yet-to-be-identified pedestrian has passed away following injuries suffered from a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident that happened in the early hours of Sunday morning, December 19, 2021. The crash occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on 101 Freeway close to Trimble Road in San Jose, California.
According to California Highway Patrol, a male driver was heading northbound on 101 Freeway in a 2010 Honda Accord when he lost control of the car and veered off the median. The car came to a stop in the number 2 lane.
After the crash, the man lighter from his car and was checking for damages when he was struck by an oncoming suspected Mercedes Benz C-Class. The driver of the car fled the scene of the crash without stopping to render assistance to the man.
The driver of the Honda suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Meanwhile, three other vehicles also struck the Honda but no other person was hurt.
The crash remains under investigation.