Two deadly San Jose traffic collisions in span of 6 hours

Two deadly traffic collisions occurred in San Jose in a span of about six hours.

The most recent was just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday at North 10th and Commercial streets, when a motorcyclist was struck by a large truck, police said. The rider was pronounced dead on scene.

In a statement sent to KTVU Wednesday morning, Republic Services acknowledged their truck was involved in the accident. 

Police say it will take some time to determine who was at fault in the collision.

A passenger died after the driver crashed into a tree at the Target shopping center on Saratoga Avenue. Nov. 2, 2021

The earlier fatality was reported just before midnight on Tuesday near the Target shopping center on Saratoga Avenue near Campbell Avenue. The driver crashed into a tree and a passenger in the car was pronounced dead on scene, police said. The driver's condition was unknown. 

Investigators were collecting evidence for more than five hours.