16-Year-Old Dies in Traffic Collision on Galindo Road

CONCORD, CA (March 7, 2022) – A bicycle crash on Clayton Street claimed the life of Jose Castillo Friday afternoon, authorities said.

According to the report, the crash incident happened around 3:30 p.m. at Clayton Street and Galindo Road.

Furthermore, the investigation revealed that a teen was riding a bicycle from Mount Diablo High School when the crash happened.

In addition, a video showed multiple vehicles involved in the collision, including a tree trimming truck.

Eventually, the authorities identified the deceased teen riding a bicycle as 16-year-old Jose Castillo, a recent immigrant from El Salvador.

Concord Officials also arrested one driver for vehicular manslaughter.

Authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Jose Castillo.

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