San Jose seek Mercedes driver after woman in wheelchair dies

A woman who uses a wheelchair has died after she was hit by a car that immediately drove away from the scene, San Jose police said.

She was in the crosswalk at Monterey Highway and Curtner Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Thursday when a white Mercedes CLS struck her, police said.

Medics took her to a hospital where she died.

This is San Jose's 10th traffic fatality this year:

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to contact Detective Templeman #3556 of the San Jose Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.