SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A woman in a wheelchair was stuck by a car and killed while crossing a street in San Jose, police said Friday.
San Jose police siad the incident happened Thursday at about 11:35 p.m. at the intersection of Monterey Highway and Curtner Ave.READ MORE: Twitter To Pay $809 Million To Settle Class Action Lawsuit Brought By Investors
Investigators determined the woman was crossing Monterey Highway in a marked crosswalk when she was hit by a white, older model Mercedes Benz CLS traveling southbound. The Mercedes fled the scene after the collision, police said.READ MORE: KPIX Original Report: SF Mission Bay Sidewalks Sinking But City Won't Fix 'Private Property'
The woman was taken to a local hospital where she died of her injuries. Her identity was not immediately available.
Police said the Mercedes will have damage on the front and left side of the vehicle. It was the city’s 10th fatal traffic collision and the second fatal pedestrian collision of 2021.MORE NEWS: Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital After Crash Near Bethel Island
Anyone with information on the hit-and-run was urged to contact Detective Templeman #3556 of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.