SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A man is dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV Thursday afternoon the San Jose Police Department (SJPD) announced on Twitter.

The crash happened around 4:11 p.m. in the area of Cottle Road and Coronado Avenue where. There was a road closure in the area as officers investigated. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, according to police.

It was later determined that the 2022 Kawasaki motorcycle operated by the adult male was traveling northbound on Cottle Road when it struck a 2006 Honda SUV. The Honda was turning left from southbound Cottle Road onto eastbound Coronado Avenue on a solid green turn signal. The motorcyclist was then transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 

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According to SJPD this was San Jose’s 57th fatal traffic collision and 59th victim in 2022. The identity of the victim will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after confirming the victim’s identity and notifying next of kin.

Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Dellicarpini of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at or (408) 277-4654.