.

UPDATE: Milpitas Man Killed in 880 Freeway Crash Ejected

The man killed was a passenger in the Chevrolet, according to the CHP, and was not wearing a seat belt.

Updated 6:53 p.m. Jan. 12, 2013:

No alcohol or drugs were suspected as causes of a fatal crash that claimed the life of a Milpitas man on the 880 Freeway Saturday.

The 19-year-old was a passenger in the Chevrolet Cobalt that went off the northbound Interstate 880 -- south of Old Bayshore Highway -- and down an embankment about 1.40 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol Officer Eric Anderson.

The speeding car then went through a rock ditch and landed on the southbound 880 on ramp, Anderson told Patch.

The passenger -- he was not wearing a  seat belt -- was ejected and died at the scene, the officer told Patch.

The driver, a 19-year-old man from San Jose, suffered major injuries and was hospitalized, Anderson said; he was wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred.

A condition report was not available Saturday night.

The crash was under investigation.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something