Police Pursuit on Highway 4 near Contra Loma Boulevard Ends in Collision with a Tanker Truck

ANTIOCH, CA (February 23, 2023) Tuesday afternoon, a woman died after a pursuit ended in a collision with a tanker truck on Highway 4.

The accident occurred on February 7th, at around 2:30 p.m., along eastbound Highway 4 near Contra Loma Boulevard.

According to reports, California Highway Patrol officers tried to pull a gray Saturn SUV over for excessive speed. However, the driver failed to stop and police initiated a pursuit.

The driver then exited the freeway at Contra Loma Boulevard, sped through a traffic light, and re-entered the highway through the on-ramp. On the on-ramp, the Saturn rear-ended a tanker truck.

Rescuers had to extricate the driver before paramedics transported her to John Muir Hospital, in Walnut Creek, with critical injuries. Officials later reported that the woman succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The Sweet James law firm sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased driver who is grieving over the loss of their loved one. May the memories of your loved one give you strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

If you have lost someone in a car accident, then contact Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that the death of a loved one leaves a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being. However, it is important that the surviving family understands and protects their rights. At Sweet James, they dedicate their experience and expertise to bringing justice to your loss. Call their office today at (800) 500-5200 for a free consultation with an expert legal professional in your area. Reach out to them 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.

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