Police arrested a drunken driving suspect who allegedly fled after fatally hitting a pedestrian Saturday night near downtown San Jose.
The collision happened in the area of Almaden Avenue and Willow Street. Police did not release the victim’s name or a time of the crash.
The man driving the car was arrested shortly after the collision on suspicion of driving under the influence, hit-and-run, and vehicular manslaughter, police said Sunday morning on social media.
The death is the city’s 38th fatal traffic collision and 15th pedestrian death this year, police said.