The wrong-way driver was transported to a local hospital with major injuries, but he was later pronounced dead, according to the CHP. Another driver involved in the collision was also transported to a hospital after complaining of pain.
Three lanes of the roadway were blocked by the crash, which occurred just before 5 a.m., according to the CHP. Two of those lanes reopened around 6:45 a.m., and the final lane reopened just before 7:20 a.m.
Further information was not available.
An investigation is ongoing. If anyone has any information regarding the collision, they are asked to call the CHP San Jose office at 408-467-5400.