I-280 Shuts Down after Fatal Hit-and-Run near De Anza Boulevard

CUPERTINO, CA (December 10, 2021) – Early Saturday morning, a motorcyclist was killed in a fatal hit-and-run on Interstate 280.

The fatal incident occurred around 1:19 a.m., when a vehicle struck a motorcyclist near the North De Anza Boulevard on-ramp.

However, the involved driver did not render aid and fled the scene before the authorities arrived. In addition, several vehicles also struck the rider after being knocked down in the initial crash.

Eventually, California Highway Patrol blocked multiple lanes of the freeway until around 1:28 a.m.

At this time, the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office currently withholds the identity of the deceased victim. Authorities are still working to investigate the circumstances surrounding the hit-and-run crash.

Once available, further details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


Losing someone in a motorcycle accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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