A man has tragically died following a vehicular accident in San José, where a collision with a car claimed the life of a pedestrian late Thursday night. According to the San José Police Department's Media Relations, the incident took place at the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Camden Ave., which is now the scene of an ongoing investigation. The authorities have cautioned residents that traffic in the vicinity will suffer disruptions for several hours.
Units are currently at the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Camden Ave investigating a fatal collision involving a vehicle and an adult male pedestrian. pic.twitter.com/PZ4J7b8plg— San José Police Media Relations (@SJPD_PIO) December 9, 2023
Commuters experienced significant delays as the intersection was closed to facilitate the investigative process. The man, whose identity has yet to be released to the public, was struck in circumstances that are still being unraveled, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police advise anyone who plans on traveling through the area to seek alternative routes until the scene is clear and it has been announced when the thoroughfares will be reopened.
There has been no immediate release of the details surrounding the driver involved in the fatal collision or the sequence of events leading to the pedestrian's death. San José authorities continue to look into the situation as part of their standard procedure for traffic fatalities, and they are urging any eyewitnesses or individuals with relevant information to come forward to assist with the inquiry.