Multi-Vehicle Crash near Discovery Bay Boulevard Resulted in Fatality

CONTRA COSTA, CA (August 22, 2023) – Wednesday morning, a head-on collision on state Highway 4 left one fatality.

The deadly crash happened around 7:10 a.m. along Highway 4, near Discovery Bay Boulevard.

Based on the investigation, an Acura traveling west crossed the eastbound lane to pass another vehicle. Consequently, the Acura collided head-on with a Ford F-350 traveling in the opposite direction.

The first responders declared the Aura passenger dead at the scene. Their identity has not been released to the public, pending notification of the next of kin.

Meanwhile, the driver was rushed to a hospital for treatment of major injuries. Their current condition is not available at this time.

A passenger inside the pickup sustained minor injuries, according to CHP.

In the end, officials diverted the traffic from Highway 4 to Tracy Boulevard as crews cleared out the scene.

Those with further information regarding the fatal head-on collision are encouraged to contact the CHP’s Contra Costa-area office at (925) 646-4980.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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