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Man hit by car while crossing San Jose street dies 10 days later

Man hit by car while crossing San Jose street dies 10 days later

A man who was hit by a car while crossing a street earlier this month in east San Jose died Tuesday from his injuries, the San Jose Police Department announced.

The man, whose name and age were not announced, was hit at about 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 10 while crossing Story Road at the intersection of Galahed Avenue against a red light, the police department said. The man was taken to a hospital, where he died 10 days later.

The driver of the 2015 Honda Civic that hit him stayed on scene and cooperated with police, according to the department’s announcement.

The crash marked the ninth traffic fatality this year on San Jose streets — six of which have involved pedestrians.

Anyone with information about the crash can call the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654, or email a tip to 4183@sanjoseca.gov. Tips also can be submitted using the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers Program’s P3TIPS mobile app, by calling the tip line at 408-947-7867, or by visiting www.siliconvalleycrimestoppers.org.