Lime Scooter Rider Killed by Tesla on San Jose Highway

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SAN JOSE, CA (June 16, 2024)A devastating incident occurred early Friday morning on Highway 87 in San Jose when a Lime scooter rider was fatally struck by a Tesla. 

 

The California Highway Patrol reported that the accident took place near the Taylor Street offramp just before 3 a.m., resulting in the death of a 23-year-old man from San Jose at the scene.

 

Authorities found the victim lying on the highway following the collision. Preliminary investigations indicate that the 2021 Tesla, driven by a 24-year-old man from Elk Grove, was traveling northbound when it collided with the scooter. Fortunately, the Tesla driver was not injured in the accident.

 

No arrests have been made as the investigation into the Tesla Lime scooter crash continues. The California Highway Patrol has urged anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant information to come forward and contact its San Jose office at 408-461-0900.

 

This tragic event highlights the critical need for vigilance and safety on our roads, especially concerning the interaction between vehicles and smaller, vulnerable commuter devices like scooters.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a scooter or bicycle accident, understanding your rights is crucial. Contact RTM Law Firm for specialized guidance and strong representation from its bicycle accident injury lawyer. We are here to help you secure the compensation and justice you deserve.

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