Woman killed in hit-and-run collision with Milpitas garbage truck

MILPITAS (BCN) - A woman was killed in Milpitas early Wednesday after an apparent hit-and-run collision involving a vehicle and a garbage truck.

The initial crash was reported at 3:36 a.m. at North Milpitas Boulevard and Jacklin Road, according to police.

Officers arriving at the scene followed a trail of debris to the 800 block of Coyote Street, where they found a silver two-door 1997 Cadillac stopped at the curb.

Next to the car, a woman was lying on the ground with severe visible injuries, police said.

Milpitas Fire Department personnel pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has information on it is asked to call (408) 586-2400.

Anonymous tips can also be made by calling (408) 586-2500 or on the Milpitas Police Department web site.