Man in wheelchair hit, killed by car in San Jose

Bay City News
Sunday, January 18, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Police are investigating after a man in a wheelchair was hit and killed by a car while crossing a street in East San Jose.

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a man in the area of Aborn and South White roads around 5:50 a.m. Sunday, San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said.

Arriving officers found the man suffering from serious injuries and he was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later, Randol said.

The man was in a wheelchair crossing the street on Aborn Road where he was hit by a car going east, she said.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators, Randol said.

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision, according to Randol.