Fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision closes northbound I-680 lanes in San Jose – CBS San Francisco
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A pedestrian was fatally struck early Wednesday morning while walking on I-680 in San Jose, closing all northbound lanes near Jackson Ave.
According to the Highway Patrol, they received a call to 911 at around 5:26 a.m., reporting someone in a lane on a busy highway.
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Officers on arrival discovered the body of a man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. They immediately closed all northbound lanes, triggering a Sig alert for the highway.
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California Highway Patrol Officer Ross Lee told the East Bay Times the man was struck by a first vehicle and again struck by at least one other car. No additional injuries were reported.
All northbound traffic was diverted to Jackson. Jackson at Alum Rock was the city street bypass, but commuters were warned that it would be best to avoid the area.
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No further details were immediately available. There was no ETA on reopening the tracks.