San Jose

1 Dead, 8 Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash in San Jose

One person died and eight people were injured in a hit-and-run collision in San Jose Tuesday night, officials said.

The three-vehicle crash happened at Alum Rock Avenue and Jackson Avenue at around 10:15 p.m., according to police.

A man driving a 1999 Honda sedan eastbound on Alum Rock Avenue struck a 2016 Tesla and then a 2019 Dodge Durango, police said. The driver of the Honda fled the scene and has yet to be found. He was said to be about 40 years old, thin and wearing a red jersey.

Two men in the Honda were transported to a hospital, where one of them died, police said. The other man remains in the hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries.

The conditions of the other injured victims were not immediately available.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 911 or contact Detective Brian McMahon or the San Jose Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.

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