CHP: One Dead In Vehicle Collision Near Buchanan Field Airport

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The California Highway Patrol says one person died in a vehicle crash in unincorporated Contra Costa County Monday night.

The crash occurred at 10:20 pm at Marsh Drive and Center Avenue in Pacheco, just west of Buchanan Field Airport.

According to preliminary information, a vehicle struck a parked semi-truck and was underneath the semi-truck. The name of the victim has not been released.

Fire crews were on scene for 5-hours and 27-minutes.

UPDATED per CHP

Last night at approximately 10:15pm, CHP Contra Costa responded to a vehicle vs. a parked vehicle collision on Marsh Drive, just south of Sally Ride Drive in Concord. Upon CHP & emergency personnel arrival, a gray 2011 Suzuki SX4 had crashed directly into a parked 2014 Freight-liner truck tractor with a trailer, causing major damage.

Tragically the solo male occupant (35yr old from Walnut Creek) was killed in the crash.

The Freight-liner was unoccupied and no other vehicles were involved. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Coroners Office will be handling the release of identity of the deceased male driver.

Our preliminary investigation indicates the Suzuki was traveling northbound on Marsh Drive approaching the rear of the truck tractor trailer (parked along the east roadway curb edge) and veered to the right of the roadway, crashing the Suzuki head on into the rear of the trailer.

Witnesses and information from the scene indicate the Suzuki was possibly speeding over the posted speed limit prior the collision. Upon CHP and emergency personnel arrival, the solo male was still in the Suzuki and pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time it is unknown if alcohol or drug impairment were a factor in this collision but it is still under investigation. If any other witnesses saw this collision that haven’t spoken to CHP yet, call CHP in Martinez at 925-646-4980.

CHP Log: Location: Marsh Dr / Center Ave, Contra Costa – Dec 9 2019 10:20PM

: 1144-Fatality
— Dec 9 2019 10:21PM [2] UNK VEH VS PARKED SEMI
— Dec 9 2019 10:22PM [4] PER THIS CALLER POS 1144 VEH UNDER THE SEMI
— Dec 9 2019 10:22PM [7] [Appended, 22:22:54] [1] GRY 4D SEDAN VS SEMI TK
— Dec 9 2019 10:23PM [9] XFR TO COCO FIRE
— Dec 9 2019 10:28PM [18] C19-404C 1097
— Dec 9 2019 10:29PM [19] GG-ISU84 1097
— Dec 9 2019 10:29PM [20] 19-OIC 1097
— Dec 9 2019 10:36PM [27] C19-241C 1097
— Dec 9 2019 11:02PM [36] 683C LL – REQ EVIDENCE W/ FLTBD AND WRECKER TO PULL IT OUT TOW * GRY 4D SD
— Dec 9 2019 11:04PM [37] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 OLIVERS TOW 800-696-9609 * ENRT W/ WRECKER and FLTBD
— Dec 9 2019 11:40PM [40] 683C LL REQ TOW ETA, LL OLIVERS
— Dec 9 2019 11:42PM [41] 1039 OLIVERS / UNABLE TO REACH THEIR DRIVER – UNK ETA BUT DISP SAYS DRIVER HAD TO GO GET THE WRECKER FIRST
— Dec 10 2019 12:00AM [43] 180C TOW 97
— Dec 10 2019 1:24AM [46] 1039 LOG SENT TO SGT PRINTER / S8 COPIES
— Dec 10 2019 1:55AM [48] Secondary Location for C19-683C: FOLLOWING TOW TO TOWYARD.

CHP Log Source: http://www.cyclelicio.us/chp/2019/dead-GGHB-191209GG02784.html