One Killed in San Jose Pedestrian Accident on Highway 101 at Interstate 680
San Jose, California (February 11, 2019) – A woman was killed in a pedestrian accident Sunday morning in San Jose, according to a local news source.
The accident happened at about 6:00 a.m. February 10, on the interchange of Highway 101 and Interstate 680.
California Highway Patrol said the woman and her husband were heading to northbound I-680 from southbound Highway 101 when they were involved in a minor crash.
The woman then exited the car to seek help and was hit by at least one passing car.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been disclosed.
The CHP is conducting the investigation.
We offer our sincerest condolences at Pacific Attorney Group to the family and friends of the person killed.
The California law requires motorists to slow down to give the right of way to pedestrians in either marked or unmarked crosswalks. In the ongoing investigation, officials will check the involved vehicle for system failure or mechanical issues and analyze the photos taken at the crash site. They will determine if drugs, alcohol, distraction, recklessness, or negligence were factors in the crash. The case’s final results will determine if the victim’s family member will have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and, ultimately receive compensation.
If you are a family member of the person killed and you would like to get a free copy of the police report, please contact Pacific Attorney Group at 866-803-6502.