SAN JOSE — A bicyclist died after a hit-and-run collision at an intersection Sunday night, authorities said.
The collision was reported just before 6:50 p.m. near Blossom Hill Road and Leigh Avenue, according to a San Jose Police Department social-media post.
Police and San Jose Fire Department firefighters responded to the scene and found a woman suffering from injuries. Despite life-saving measures, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Additional details about the collision, including a description of the vehicle, were not immediately available Sunday night.
In 2021, the city recorded 60 traffic fatalities, matching a two-decade peak also reached in 2019 and 2015. The city surpassed that peak with 63 traffic fatalities in 2022.
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Units are currently investigating a hit and run traffic fatality in the area of Blossom Hill Rd and Leigh Ave.
An unknown vehicle struck an adult female bicyclist.
Officers attempted to render life-saving aid, but the bicyclist was pronounced deceased on scene.
TOC: 6:50 PM pic.twitter.com/Kvq6T6Mk45
— San José Police Media Relations (@SJPD_PIO) March 27, 2023
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.