Woman Killed in Motorcycle Crash on 680 Freeway near Jackson Avenue [SAN JOSE, CA]
Late Evening Motorcycle Crash on 680 Freeway in San Jose Ends in Fatality
SAN JOSE, CA (September 13, 2020) – A woman died in a motorcycle crash late Sunday evening in San Jose, authorities said.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on 680 Freeway, just south of Jackson Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the woman was riding a 1998 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound when she swerved to avoid debris on the freeway.
The motorcycle lost control and launched her onto the pavement, where the woman was struck by multiple vehicles.
The woman, a 36-year-old Merced resident, suffered fatal injuries died at the scene. Authorities did not release her name pending family notification.
There were three drivers involved in the crash: a woman who initially struck the woman, another woman who struck her bike after the crash, and a man who also hit the motorcyclist, the CHP said.
An investigation into this fatal incident is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle crash, reach out to our experienced litigators at Sweet James today. For over 20 years, we have been winning several types of accident cases. Our wrongful death lawyers will make sure that you get both justice and compensation that you rightfully deserve. Focus on grieving your loved one, and we will take care of the rest. Call us for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request for a police report, click here.