Solo-Car Crash on Highway 242 near Concord Avenue Left One Dead, Another Hurt

CONCORD, CA (July 11, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, a solo-car crash on Highway 242 left one killed and another injured. The incident happened at around 1:54 a.m. on Highway 242 near Concord Avenue. According to California Highway Patrol, a blue Nissan Sentra collided with the guardrail of the off-ramp. The force of the collision caused the right front passenger of the Sentra to be ejected from the vehicle. Emergency crews arrived shortly after and rendered first aid. However, officials pronounced the driver of the Sentra dead at the scene due to injuries sustained. At this time, it is unclear whether or not the injured passenger of the car was taken to the hospital. Police have not yet confirmed the identities of either of the victims. Meanwhile, a large portion of the freeway was temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties but has since been reopened. Concord Officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the solo-car crash on Highway 242. CHP urges anyone who has information about the crash at Highway 242 to call the CHP’s office at 925-828-0466.
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