Woman killed, child injured in San Jose hit and run
A hit-and-run driver in San Jose fatally struck a woman and injured a child as they walked their dog Sunday night, police said.
The two pedestrians were walking in a marked crosswalk at Blossom Hill Road and Leigh Avenue in the Belwood neighborhood at 6:50 p.m., according to police.
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The woman was pronounced dead at the location of the collision. The child was hospitalized with injuries that were described as non-life threatening. The dog suffered minor injuries.
The car that hit them was a green or blue 4-door Honda, police said. The driver ran a red light and kept going after the collision, according to police.
Police found the car Monday, but are still searching for the driver.
"So I take this opportunity to urge that person, who knows very well what happened, to come to the police department and turn themselves in." said Steve Aponte, a spokesperson for the San Jose Police Department.
The driver will likely be charged with hit and run, and vehicular manslaughter, police said.