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One Dead in Highway 4 Crash Near Martinez

by ECT
The California Highway Patrol says at approximently 5:24 am Monday, CHP Contra Costa was advised of a solo vehicle collision on SR-4 westbound, east of McEwen Road.
The vehicle (a tractor trailer combination) was traveling westbound on SR-4 when it left the roadway, traveling up the right side embankment, then veered across the lanes and collided with the center median.

CHP and emergency personnel arrived on scene and the driver (male) was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. This crash is still under investigation,

if anyone witnessed it or the events leading up to it, please contact Contra Costa CHP in Martinez, (925) 646-4980.

Location: SR4 W / MCEWEN RD OFR, Contra Costa – Nov 21 2022 5:24AM

: 1144-Fatality
— Nov 21 2022 5:24AM [2] [Appended, 05:25:22] [1] SEMI TK VS PK TK
— Nov 21 2022 5:24AM [3] [Appended, 05:25:22] [2] CD
— Nov 21 2022 5:24AM [4] [Appended, 05:25:22] [3] GLASS IN THE RDWY
— Nov 21 2022 5:25AM [1] BIG RIG IN CD
— Nov 21 2022 5:31AM [7] [Appended, 05:31:44] [1] SEMI TC VS CD
— Nov 21 2022 5:32AM [13] 1039 1141
— Nov 21 2022 5:33AM [19] C19-180C BREAK STARTED WB 4 JWO PINE
— Nov 21 2022 5:34AM [22] C19-241C 1097
— Nov 21 2022 5:36AM [24] C19-683C CORRECT 1020 WB 4 JEO MCEWEN IS CORRECT 1020 GOING 1097 NOW
— Nov 21 2022 5:37AM [25] 1039 1141
— Nov 21 2022 5:37AM [26] [Notification] [CHP]-PLS ADV ANY ;ANES BLKD / LANES STATUS [Shared]
— Nov 21 2022 5:38AM [27] C19-683C TC ONLY INV BIG RIG -POSS MED EMERG
— Nov 21 2022 5:39AM [29] C19-241C LN 1 SHUT DOWN ONLY
— Nov 21 2022 5:39AM [30] TASK 19-241C TMCGG, LN 1 SHUT DOWN ONLY
— Nov 21 2022 5:39AM [31] C19-683C 1185 HEAVY DUTY UNK WEIGHT
— Nov 21 2022 5:42AM [33] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 ARROWHEAD TOWING 800-750-6539
— Nov 21 2022 5:49AM [37] C19-404C AFFIRM ON SIG ALERT UNK ETO
— Nov 21 2022 5:50AM [39] ^***ISSUE SIGALERT*** WB SR-4 JEO MCEWEN RD, LANE 1 BLOCKED DUE TO COLLISION, UNK ETO, EXPECT DELAYS.
— Nov 21 2022 5:50AM [40] 1039 DOTCC
— Nov 21 2022 5:53AM [41] [Notification] [CHP]-ONLY 2 1185 IN THIS BEAT AND BOTH NOT AVAIL … ADV IF OK TO ROLL OO BEAT AND WHAT BEAT # [Shared]
— Nov 21 2022 6:01AM [46] [Rotation Request Comment] === 1039 OLIVERS TOW W/ HEAVY DUTY 510-758-3790 ===
— Nov 21 2022 6:07AM [47] 19-S8 REQ SOMEONE FRM THE OFC TO BRING ROLL TAPE
— Nov 21 2022 7:02AM [53] 1039 DOTCC LINE 51
— Nov 21 2022 7:40AM [57] A19-180M REQ ETA F/ OLIVERS
— Nov 21 2022 7:41AM [59] 1039 OLIVERS DRVR SHOULD BE THERE SHORTLY / GOT STUCK COMING OO RICHMOND BUT ALMOST 97
— Nov 21 2022 7:48AM [63] A19-180M 1185 97
— Nov 21 2022 8:14AM [66] A19-683A ALL LNS OPEN
— Nov 21 2022 8:15AM [67] COPY, 1039 DOTCC, CMS OFF
— Nov 21 2022 8:16AM [68] ^***CANCEL SIGALERT*** ALL LANES OPEN.
— Nov 21 2022 9:12AM [74] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1144-Fatality [Shared]


This is now the third fatal crash since Nov. 16 on Highway 4.

Nov. 17: CHP Says 5 Killed in Highway 4 Crash in Pittsburg

Early this morning (11/17/22), at about 12:10am, CHP Contra Costa was advised of a wrong way driver traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of SR-4 near Railroad Avenue. The wrong way vehicle (Hyundai Elantra) continued eastbound in the westbound lanes and collided head on into a Ford Flex traveling in the westbound lanes of SR-4, west of Loveridge Road. Both vehicles sustained major damage and came to rest within the westbound lanes.

The driver and sole occupant of the Ford sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. The Hyundai was occupied by one adult driver and three juvenile passengers, all occupants sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene. — Full Story

Nov. 16: Vehicle vs. pedestrian Fatality on SR-4 near Bay Point.

This morning (11/16/22) at about 3:55am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on SR-4 westbound west of Bailey Road. At the time of the crash, a pedestrian was within the roadway of SR-4 westbound. A Toyota Tacoma traveling westbound was unable to avoid the pedestrian and struck them. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene and the driver of the Tacoma was not injured.

This crash is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed it or the events leading up to it, please contact Contra Costa CHP in Martinez, (925) 646-4980 — Full Story

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