Man Pronounced Dead after Fatal Pedestrian Accident on South White Road

SAN JOSE, CA (January 21, 2022) – Sunday night, one pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run crash on East Hills Drive.

San Jose Police said the collision happened at about 8:05 p.m., near South White Road.

Per reports, the driver of a dark-colored full-sized SUV heading north hit a male pedestrian who was crossing the street. Investigators say the man was walking outside of a marked crosswalk at the time.

Upon impact, the driver fled and soon after, two SUV drivers also hit the victim who was lying in the roadway. The latter drivers stopped at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Despite life-saving efforts, the victim died at the scene due to the extent of his condition. Authorities are yet to publicly release the identity of the victim pending notification of his next of kin.

At this time, the driver who hit the victim is still being sought.


The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. 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 the 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. Moreover, click here to request a police report.

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