Tag Archives: fatality

Pedestrian killed by cyclist in San Jose, and more bike news

Mercury News journalist Mike Rosenberg tweeted out this letter sent to City Hall the other day regarding pedestrian safety and dangerous sidewalk cyclists in downtown San Jose. Letter San Jose City Hall received: Guy worried about being sent to his crypt; "meanwhile enjoy" pic.twitter.com/6zrcL7wjfR — Mike Rosenberg (@RosenbergMerc) March 25, 2014

Santa Cruz County Highway 9 cyclist fatality

I was out most of yesterday and missed this sad bit of news from Felton in Santa Cruz County. According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel, a 50 year old man riding for the first time with a cycling group suffered an unspecified medical emergency on Highway 9 and lost his life. Read more in the read more »

San Jose police investigate pedestrian hit-and-run fatality

Local news media reported yet another pedestrian hit-and-run fatality in San Jose, CA. This one occurred on Snell Avenue just south of Capitol Expressway in south San Jose. There’s a twist in this case: police are treating this death not as an accident, but a homicide:

Teen fatality last night marks 40th traffic death for San Jose

A 17 year old boy was killed last night while crossing a large intersection in south San Jose with his bicycle. The driver of the silver Toyota RAV-4 stayed on the scene, according to media reports. this Toyota is at the scene, person inside declined to talk. pic.twitter.com/kfLw6h8nFJ — Eric Kurhi (@erickurhi) December 4, 2013

Midweek carnage

As I type this, CHP have closed both lanes of northbound Highway 17 in Santa Cruz County, California. Somebody drove his vehicle off of the side of the highway and down the side of the mountain. Two women were ejected from the vehicle, and the car landed on top of one of the ejected passengers. read more »

Cyclist killed by Tesla in Santa Cruz County

Update: Cyclist identified as Josh Alper of Santa Cruz. He was a librarian at UC Santa Cruz with a love for music and comedy. My condolences to his friends and loved ones. A 40 year old Santa Cruz resident was killed after he was hit in a head on collision with a Tesla Model S read more »