Updated: Vehicle Strikes and Kills Pedestrian Running Across Highway 4

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At 9:05 pm Wednesday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle crash in the area of Highway 4 and Loveridge in Pittsburg.

While units were responding, it was reported that a male was laying near a vehicle on the roadway. Upon arrival, firefighters said the person was hit after running across Highway 4.

According to CHP, a witness observed the person climb over the center divide and run into lanes when he got hit.

Update:
CHP has confirmed this is now a fatality as of 9:21pm

CHP Update

PEDESTRIAN FATALITY on HWY4 in PITTSBURG

Tonight at about 9:01pm, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a solo vehicle collision with a pedestrian on HWY-4 eastbound, just west of Loveridge Road in Pittsburg. Upon emergency personnel and CHP arrival, it was determined an adult male pedestrian (unknown identity and age) was struck by a vehicle within the #4 lane of the roadway and pronounced deceased. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Coroners Office will be handling the release of identity of the deceased male once he has been officially identified.

A solo male driver of a White Nissan sedan was traveling eastbound on HWY-4 and approaching Loveridge Road, when the pedestrian, that was reported walking in the center divide, ran across the roadway and directly in the Nissan’s path. The driver of the Nissan was unable to avoid the pedestrian in the roadway and struck him. Unfortunately the pedestrian did not survive and was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the Nissan remained on scene and was cooperative throughout the investigation.

It is unclear if drugs or alcohol are a factor in this collision as it pertains to the pedestrian, and is still under investigation.

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

 

Detail Information
10:18 PM29[60] 1039 PIT PD
10:10 PM28[58] CPY / 1039
10:03 PM27[53] 1039 COCO SO – ADV’D LN 52
9:56 PM26[51] [Notification] [CHP]-1039 3A/3A CALL# 39280..CUPERTINO TOW [Shared]
9:50 PM25[49] 1039 COCO SO – WHO DISPATCHES FOR PIT PD AS WELL // WILL CB TO ADV IF THEY CAN RESP W/ FINGER PRINT READER
9:41 PM24[47] 1039 PIT PD AND BART PD – NOT WORKING ANYTHING LOOKING FOR A PED
9:31 PM23[45] B19-683B NEG ON THE TOW / VEH DOES NEED TO 1023 FOR PHOTOS TO BE TAKEN
9:31 PM22[44] 19-CZP1 INQ IF INV’D VEH IS FREE TO GO OR DO THE HANDLING OFCR WANT IT TO BE TOWED FOR ANY REASON
9:29 PM21[43] 1039 DOTCC
9:21 PM20[40] 1039 COCO SO – OFCR HAS TO CALL IN HIMSELF AND THEY WILL TRANSFER HIM TO THE CORONER
9:16 PM19[36] 1039 OFC – WILL ADV 19-S7
9:16 PM18[35] 19-S5 REQ ONCOMING SGT TO RESP TO TC W/ CAMERA
9:14 PM17[32] GG-H30 FIRE BACKING UP TO PED NOW
9:14 PM16[31] GG-H30 FWY BEHIND THE FARTHER WEST FIRE ENG – PED HERE ON RHS
9:14 PM15[30] GG-H30 OVER HEAD // VIS OF PED ON RHS – FIRE TRUCK BEHIND THE TRUCK AND THE UNIT // 100 FEET BEHIND THAT TRUCK
9:13 PM14[29] 19-CZP1 PED IS NOT HERE // PRTY THINKS THEY HIT THE PED AND MAY HAVE LANDED // REQ RESP’ING TO CHECK RHS AND AREA NEXT TO
9:12 PM13[28] 19-CZP1 1125 #5 LN
9:10 PM12[25] 19-CZP1 BRINGING IN A BREAK NOW
9:08 PM11[23] UNKN MALE WHERE THAT WAS HIT
9:08 PM10[22] [Notification] [CHP]-PER WITN PED CLIMB OVER CD FRM WB ONTO EB SIDE AND BEGAN TO RUN INTO LANES WHEN HE GOT HIT [Shared]
9:07 PM9[21] [Notification] [CHP]-RP EB 4 JWO LOVERIDGE MALE RAN ACROSS THE ROAD AND RP HIT THE MALE WHI NISS ALT NOW ON RHS [Shared]
9:07 PM8[19] 1039 1141
9:07 PM7[17] [Notification] [CHP]-ANTIOCH PD XFER IN *** 1179 VEH VS PED ** 1141 ALREADY ENRT EB 4 JEO LOVERDIGE, 1/2 MI [Shared]
9:07 PM6[16] VEH IS JEO SUBJ
9:06 PM5[11] [Notification] [CHP]-MALE – BALD – SHIRTLESS LAYING IN CD – WHI SEDAN IN CD AND MAY HAVE TC DAMAGE [Shared]
9:05 PM4[9] NEG ASSOC VEH // NEG CARRYING ANYTHING
9:04 PM3[8] PER ANTOHER, EB 4 NEAR LOVERIDGE, WMA PED WALKING IN CD W/ TRFC, LSW WHI TSHIRT W/ RED SHORTS
9:03 PM2[5] NEG ASSOC VEH SEEN
9:02 PM1[2] IN CD

 


7 COMMENTS

  1. Just a few days ago I seen another man walk up the on ramp and start walking down the freeway too. Its crazy

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