SAN JOSE — Police have arrested a youngster who was driving a stolen SUV that struck and killed a person strolling in San Jose over the weekend, officers mentioned Monday.
The sufferer of the deadly accident, which occurred within the 1100 block of Winchester Boulevard in San Jose, has but to be recognized.
The motive force of the stolen car that precipitated the lethal accident was recognized solely as a juvenile male.
San Jose law enforcement officials arrested the motive force and transported him to a neighborhood hospital with accidents that have been described as non-life-threatening.
The deadly crash occurred on Sunday, Sept. 3 at roughly 3:22 a.m. the San Jose Police Division reported Monday.
“A 2019 Hyundai SUV, occupied by a lone juvenile male driver, was touring northbound on Winchester Boulevard when it left the roadway and struck an grownup male pedestrian on the sidewalk,” the police division said.
The car raced northbound on the sidewalk after which smashed right into a tree close to Walgrove Means, in line with police.
The pedestrian was pronounced useless on the scene.
“It was later found that the Hyundai was an unreported stolen car,” authorities mentioned in a launch that was ready by San Jose Police Officer Steve Aponte.
The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Workplace will launch the identification of the sufferer pending notification of subsequent of kin.
“That is the thirty third deadly collision and the thirty fourth visitors demise of 2023,” San Jose police mentioned of the crash. “This was additionally the nineteenth pedestrian demise of 2023.”
Anybody with data on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Eliseo Malvido of the San Jose Police Division’s Visitors Investigations Unit at [email protected] or 408-277-4654.