69-Year Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Accident near Mather Drive

SAN JOSE, CA (February 8, 2022)Wednesday evening, Oscar Ysit Gutierrez was killed in a pedestrian collision on North Jackson Avenue.

The San Jose Police Department responded to the scene around 7:40 p.m., after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

Per reports, the 69-year old pedestrian was walking across North Jackson Avenue near Mather Drive. There, a passing Toyota SUV struck him while at the intersection.

Due to the impact, Gutierrez suffered life-threatening injuries. Emergency crews took him to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Despite life-saving efforts, medics later pronounced him dead.

Police said Gutierrrez was in between crosswalks and the driver of the SUV had a green light.

Moreover, crews initially reported the incident as a hit-and-run. However, the driver called 911 after leaving the scene before returning and cooperating with authorities.

At this time, police have not released any further information regarding the deadly accident. Once available, further details will be provided.


During this difficult time, the team at Sweet James offers their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Oscar Ysit Gutierrez.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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