Driver Killed in Semi-Truck Accident on I-205 on Altamont Pass in San Jose, CA

January 24, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pick up truck traveling at high rate of speed collided with the rear of a semi-truck

What Happened

California Highway Patrol are investigating a crash that killed a driver on I-205 in San Jose, CA on January 24th, 2019. Police say the accident was caused when a pickup truck allegedly driving at a high rate of speed collided with the rear of a semi-truck. The driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

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