Good Samaritan Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident near State Route 262

FREMONT, CA (June 28, 2023) – Early Wednesday morning, one woman was pronounced dead after a pedestrian collision on Interstate 880.

Authorities responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m., on the northbound lanes of the freeway near State Route 262.

Officers say the driver of a Chevrolet crashed on the off-ramp when the male driver of a Mitsubishi along with his female passenger pulled over to help.

The driver of a passing Ford F-150 then struck the Mitsubishi, pushing it forward into the woman who was standing outside of her vehicle. The Ford driver then fled the scene on foot.

First responders arrived and pronounced the woman dead at the scene due to the extent of her condition. Although, police have not yet released her identity.

Following initial investigations, officers also arrested the Chevrolet driver for DUI.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Those with further information regarding the fatal accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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