September 23, 2023

SAN MARTIN – A 36-year-old Riverside man was hit and killed by a truck driver Wednesday on southbound Freeway 101 in San Martin, the California Freeway Patrol mentioned.

The crash occurred at 12:31 p.m. simply south of San Martin Avenue. The CHP mentioned the person was standing subsequent to his car, which was stopped on the proper shoulder, and re-securing his cargo when the driving force of a 2017 Worldwide two-axle field truck made an “unsafe turning motion,” traveled onto the shoulder and hit him.

The person acquired medical care on the scene and was taken to San Jose Regional Medical Heart, the place he died from his accidents. The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Workplace will launch his identification as soon as it’s confirmed and his subsequent is notified.

The truck driver, recognized as a 53-year-old Oakland man, was not injured within the crash.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are nonetheless beneath investigation, however the CHP mentioned it didn’t imagine alcohol or medicine performed a task.

Anybody who witnessed the crash can contact the CHP Hollister-Gilroy space workplace at 408-427-0700.