Scooter rider dies after being struck by 2 cars, San Jose police say

A man on a motorized scooter was killed after being struck by two drivers who fled after colliding with him Saturday, San Jose police said.

A gray 2017 Honda sedan struck the scooter rider first on Lucretia Avenue near Taji Drive around 1:53 a.m., police said. A mid-sized SUV then hit the downed rider, according to police. 

The drivers of both vehicles fled.

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The rider, identified only as an adult male, died at a hospital, authorities said.

San Jose police said that 24 people have died in 23 collisions this year.

San Jose police are searching for both motorists.