SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A pedestrian was fatally struck early Wednesday morning walking on I-680 in San Jose, shutting down all northbound lanes near Jackson Ave.
According to the Highway Patrol, they received a 911 call around 5:26 a.m. reporting a person down in a lane on the busy highway.READ MORE: 'It’s A Big One'; Weekend Atmospheric River Gaining Intensity Off California Coast
Arriving officers discovered the body of a man, who was declared dead at the scene. They immediately closed down all northbound lanes triggering a Sig Alert for the freeway.READ MORE: Suspect In Shopping Center Parking Lot Shootout With Milpitas Police Dies Of Wounds
California Highway Patrol Officer Ross Lee told the East Bay Times that the man was hit by an initial vehicle and struck again by at least one other car. No additional injuries were reported.
All northbound traffic was being diverted on to Jackson. Jackson to Alum Rock was the city street bypass, but commuters were warned it would be best to avoid the area.MORE NEWS: Rain Helps Wash Away Fears Of Another Devastating Wildfire For Santa Rosa Couple
No other details were immediately available. There was no ETA as to when the lanes would be reopened.