One Killed, Eight Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Hit-and-Run Crash on Alum Rock Avenue
SAN JOSE, CA (November 21, 2019) – One person died and eight people were hurt in a hit-and-run crash on Alum Rock Avenue on Tuesday, November 19.
According to police, the three-vehicle accident occurred at Alum Rock Avenue and Jackson Avenue at around 10:15 p.m.
Police said that a man driving a 1999 Honda sedan eastbound on Alum Rock Avenue collided into a 2016 Tesla and then a 2019 Dodge Durango. Then driver of the Honda fled the area and still at large. Reports described him as a Hispanic male about 40 years old, thin and wearing a red jersey.
San Jose Fire Department crews extricated two male passengers in the Honda. Paramedics brought them to a hospital, where one of them died, police stated. The other man is still in the hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries.
Authorities have not yet released the conditions of the other injured victims.
The drivers of the Dodge and Tesla – both only identified as men – were not hurt. They both stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Officials closed the intersection of Alum Rock and Jackson avenues until 6 a.m.
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