September 23, 2023

PALO ALTO – A 24-year-old Redwood Metropolis man died in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday on Freeway 101 in Palo Alto, authorities stated.

The collision, which concerned 4 automobiles, occurred round 1:15 a.m. in northbound lanes of the freeway at San Antonio Street, in keeping with the California Freeway Patrol.

The CHP stated the Redwood Metropolis man was touring northbound in a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro when he was rear-ended by a 2019 Mazda CX-5. The Chevrolet was left disabled within the quick lane, the place it was then hit by a 2019 Honda Accord and a 2019 Nissan Altima.

The person was pronounced lifeless on the freeway. The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Workplace will launch his identification as soon as it’s confirmed and his subsequent of kin is notified.

Officers discovered the Mazda on the scene, however not its driver, who left the scene earlier than they arrived, the CHP stated.

The driving force of the Honda was taken to a hospital with main accidents, in keeping with the CHP. A passenger within the Nissan complained of ache however was not taken to a hospital.

Northbound Freeway 101 was closed for a number of hours whereas the CHP investigated the crash.

Anybody with info associated to the case can contact the CHP Redwood Metropolis space workplace at 650-779-2700.