A 34-year-old man who was killed Friday while working along
Interstate Highway 680 in Milpitas has been identified by the Santa Clara
County medical examiner's office as Frankie Armando Jimenez.
Jimenez, a resident of Dixon in Solano County, died and a fellow
construction worker was injured when the driver of a 2000 Nissan veered off
of the roadway and crashed into them, according to the California Highway
The accident happened at about 2:40 a.m. Friday as the two workers
were removing a construction sign next to a flatbed Ford truck parked off of
the northbound side of the freeway south of Scott Creek Road, according to
The Nissan's driver, Adrian Valencia Sanchez, 20, of Gilroy, hit
both the workers and the truck, according to the CHP.
Jimenez died at the scene and other worker, a 26-year-old
Vacaville resident, suffered minor injuries and was treated at Regional
Medical Center of San Jose, according to the CHP.
Sanchez suffered major injuries and had to be extricated from the
Nissan, according to the CHP. He was later arrested at the hospital on
suspicion of felony DUI.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has not yet
filed charges against Sanchez.