A Caltrans vehicle was involved in a fatal accident on Highway 101 in San Jose on Sunday morning. The accident occurred around 10:00 a.m. near the Brokaw Road exit. According to CBS San Francisco, a Dodge pickup truck slammed into the back of the Caltrans truck. The Caltrans truck was a shadow truck for a sweeping crew, which, the crew happened to be in the center divide of the highway. The driver of the pickup was killed on impact, along with the dog that was in the bed of the pickup truck. The Caltrans driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of his injuries.
The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the man who died in the accident. We have the Caltrans worker in our prayers in hopes of a full recovery.