SAN JOSE (KRON) — A man was killed and a 10-year-old girl hurt when their vehicle was lodged under a big rig’s trailer near downtown San Jose Friday morning, police said.
At 7:39 a.m., police responded a crash at Park Avenue and McEvoy Street near a construction site.
When officers arrived, they found that a Firebird was lodged under a large Semi truck.
Emergency crews attempted to rescue the driver of the Firebird but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The girl was extracted from the car and taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
The driver of the Semi truck stopped and is cooperating with the investigation.
This is San Jose’s 11th fatal collision of 2017.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.
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Driver killed, passenger survives as Camaro collides with big rig on Park Ave. in San Jose. Truck driver ok, cooperating. pic.twitter.com/w5Jowcepvg
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