Pedestrian killed after cars collide then hit ABC7 News van

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A person crossing the street in downtown San Jose Thursday afternoon was killed in a crash that injured four other people, including two members of our ABC7 News team.

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m., when two cars collided near San Jose city Hall hit a pedestrian, then hit our parked news van at Fourthand Santa Clara streets.

The pedestrian died. Two other people went to the hospital. They are expected to recover.

ABC7 News reporter and photographer were in the parked news van and suffered minor injuries. Investigators took the driver of the car that started the accident into custody. They believe alcohol may be a factor.
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