The collision was reported at 6:23 a.m. in the area of Almaden Expressway and Camden Avenue. according to police.
The truck was traveling north when it hit the victim, who was subsequently struck by four other vehicles as he lay in the roadway, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his name has not been released.
Man hit and killed on Almaden Expressway just north of Camden Avenue in San Jose. Red pick up truck hit him first and then 4 other vehicles hit him. Red truck took off. pic.twitter.com/w7RI29gfK8— Matt Keller (@MattKellerABC7) January 28, 2019
The truck driver stopped initially but then fled without providing identification, according to police. The driver and vehicle remain at large as of Monday morning and no other description of them was immediately available.
The fatal traffic collision is the sixth on San Jose city streets in 2019 and the fourth involving a pedestrian, police said.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Troy Sirmons at (408) 277-4654.