This past weekend, on Saturday, July 14, a possible hit-and-run fatality occurred near the corner of Jacklin Road and Arizona Avenue. The incident took place between 6:30PM and 7PM.
Representatives from the Milpitas Police Department and Fire Department were unable to revive the individual whom they found lying in the road.
Authorities are presently investigating the incident, but believe it was due to a hit-and-run driver. Variable Message Signs (VMS) have been posted near the intersection, requesting calls and information from any witnesses. Any person bearing info for the Milpitas Police Department is urged to telephone 408-586-2400.
“This was a joint investigation by the Milpitas Police Department and the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office,” a Milpitas Police Department officer wrote in an email. “We had our Traffic Safety Unit and a Coroner’s Investigator respond to the scene, and we are treating this as a suspicious death.”
The Milpitas Police Department and the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office are not able to release any other details publicly at this time, including the deceased’s identity.