SAN JOSE (BCN) – The San Jose Police Department called on the public for help on Wednesday in identifying the suspect in a fatal hit-and-run collision over the weekend.
The suspect vehicle, a black 2015 Infiniti Q50 sedan with tinted windows and dark gray spare wheels, was first sighted in the 1900 neighborhood of Alum Rock Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, according to the police department. .
Shortly thereafter, officers responded to the McKee Road and 33rd Street area after receiving reports of a road collision involving two vehicles, including the Infiniti sedan.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the sedan was traveling northbound on 33rd Street at high speed and, after lighting a red traffic light on McKee Road, struck a black 2007 Honda sedan.
The man behind the wheel of the Honda, who has not yet been identified until the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office notified his relatives, was thrown from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The Infiniti driver fled the intersection on foot and was last seen near Anne Darling Elementary School.
The collision was the city’s 29th fatal traffic collision of the year, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Those with information regarding the collision or the identity of the man driving the Infiniti sedan are encouraged to contact the SJPD Traffic Investigation Unit at (408) 277-4654.
Tips can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Stoppers Whistleblower Line at (408) 947-7867.
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