SAN JOSE (KRON) — Three pedestrians were struck while walking across Almaden Expressway in San Jose on Tuesday evening.
The San Jose Police Department said the three adults were walking outside of any marked crosswalk when a car crashed into them around 8:24 p.m., near Foxworthy Avenue
Two of the pedestrians died, police said, while the third is expected to survive her moderate injuries.
The driver also had moderate injuries that he will survive from, police said. According to their investigation, the driver had a green light at his intersection and did not appear to be intoxicated.
The identities will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after they notify next of kin, according to police.
San Jose police officials say that this is the 6th fatal traffic collision of the year, with victims number 6 and 7.
“I believe all of our pedestrian fatalities this year were people outside of crosswalks. We do have one that is an outstanding hit-and-run. Unfortunately, that one was outside of the crosswalk too. Last year it took until March 6th 2021 to reach 6 traffic fatalities,” said Sergeant Christian Camarillo.
Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Templeman #3566 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.