SAN JOSE (BCN) — 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.READ MORE: Santa Cruz Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal Prison For Vicious Hate Crime Attack
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.READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 Sought
The death is the city’s 38th fatal traffic collision and 15th pedestrian death this year, police said.MORE NEWS: COVID Omicron Variant Detected In Los Angeles, New York, Hawaii, Minnesota, Colorado
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