SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police in San Jose released images of a suspect vehicle that hit and killed a man that had fallen off an electric unicycle earlier this month, and are looking for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle.
The incident happened on May 4 at about 9:55 p.m. along the 1500 block of Kooser Road. San Jose police said a man was riding the e-unicycle eastbound on Kooser when he fell down and was immediately struck by an unknown vehicle which did not stop.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department Budget
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police on Thursday released video surveillance video of the car believed to be involved, a smaller white SUV with a thin black stripe along the side. The vehicle is believed to be a BMW or Mercedes, police said.READ MORE: Project Home: East Bay Startup Aims To Solve Housing Crunch With 3-D Printing Technology
It was the 16th fatal traffic collision and 17th victim of 2021, police said.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Grapples With Drastic Drop in Police Recruits
Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Malvido #4206 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.