Fatal Pedestrian Accident Saratoga Avenue, Highway 280 in San Jose

Fatal Pedestrian Accident Saratoga Avenue in San Jose

Man Struck, Killed on Saratoga Avenue

SAN JOSE, Calif. (April 1, 2024) — A fatal pedestrian accident happened Sunday night on Saratoga Avenue near Highway 280 in San Jose.

The collision occurred at around 7:40 p.m. in the 500 block of Saratoga Avenue and the victim sustained major injuries and died at the scene, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Police told The Mercury News the deadly crash occurred in the southbound lane of Saratoga Avenue between Kiely Boulevard and Moorpark Avenue.

A driver in a black 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage was traveling northbound when they reportedly struck an unidentified man as he was crossing eastbound on Saratoga Avenue in the north crosswalk, the San Jose Police Department said.

The roadway was shut down for roughly two hours on Sunday night while police conducted an investigation into the collision.

This is the 11th fatal collision and 11th traffic death of 2024, the SJPD reports. Also, it is the 7th pedestrian death so far in 2024.

Witnesses should contact Detective Leslie # 4264 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at [email protected] or 408-277-4654.

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