31-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Three-Vehicle Collision near Interstate 680

CONCORD, CA (May 22, 2023) – Late Thursday afternoon, Taylor Bustos was killed and two others were injured in a 3-car accident on Highway 4.

Dispatchers received calls in the area around 5:50 p.m., on the eastbound lanes of Highway 4 near Interstate 680.

According to reports, the driver of a gray Toyota Highlander struck the back of a silver Toyota Camry that was stopped for traffic. Upon impact, the Camry was pushed through a concrete divider and struck a gray Mazda 3.

Emergency personnel rushed the Camry driver to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Contra Costa County coroner’s office identified the deceased victim as 31-year-old Bustos, of Pittsburg.

Meanwhile, the driver and passenger from the Highlander suffered minor injuries while the Mazda driver remained uninjured.

California Highway Patrol eventually issued a SigAlert around 6:08 p.m., and advised motorists to avoid the area as crews cleared the scene. Those with additional information can contact the CHP Contra Costa Office at (925) 646-4980. Once available, further details will be provided.

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 Taylor Bustos.

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