SJ Bascom Fatal Pedestrian


Shortly after 9:00 PM Friday, San Jose FD and CHP San Jose responded to reports of a traffic collision on Bascom near Scott. Initial responding units arrived to find a male pedestrian down in the roadway. Sadly, paramedics pronounced the male at scene. parts of his walker can be seen across the roadway. It is believed that the driver initially fled the scene, but returned. CHP did take one person into custody, and details will follow when they become available.

UPDATE- 11:30 PM- Per CHP San Jose, The pedestrian was struck while crossing outside of a crosswalk, and the driver initially fled the scene. The driver did return and was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI. See SOT with Sgt Daniel Hill.