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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Reported in Pittsburg

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal motorcycle accident near the city of Pittsburg on the afternoon of Friday, July 24, 2020. The deadly incident occurred in an unincorporated area of Bay Point on westbound Highway 4 at Bailey Road shortly after 1:40 p.m. A motorcycle rider reportedly lost control of the bike and crashed into the center median wall before being ejected and landing on the roadway. Upon CHP and emergency personnel arrival, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office has identified the decedent as 41-year-old Michael Siscar of Antioch.

One Killed After Rollover Accident in Pittsburg

The Pittsburg Police Department (Pittsburg PD) reported that one person was killed, and two others were critically injured after a rollover accident on July 21, 2020. The car crash occurred at Buchanan Road and Railroad Avenue in the city of Pittsburg. The rollover left one car overturned in a yard, and the other vehicle flipped over on Railroad Avenue. The car accident prompted the closure of the intersection as three American Medical Response (AMR) units were requested along with three fire units. Three parties were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Sadly, one of the three patients succumbed to their injuries during hospitalization. Their identity has been withheld by the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office due to pending notification of family members.

Pittsburg Man Killed After Car Crash in Santa Rosa

A Pittsburg man was one of two people killed after a car crash in the Santa Rosa area on the early morning of Sunday, July 12, 2020. The motor vehicle accident was reported shortly after 12:10 a.m. on Lazzini Avenue at Stony Point Road. A silver BMW was reportedly heading northbound on Stony Point Road at a high rate of speed, according to police. A silver Cadillac CTS was traveling westbound on Lazzini Avenue when it was allegedly struck by the BMW. The three parties in the BMW, one female and two males, were transported to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries described as non-life-threatening. Sadly, the two occupants of the Cadillac were pronounced deceased at the scene. The Sonoma County Coroner’s Ofice has identified the decedents as 45-year-old Bernardo Barragan of Pittsburg and 40-year-old Salvador Aguilera of Santa Rosa. A GoFundMe page has been created on behalf of Mr. Bernardo Barragan’s family to cover his final resting expenses and help his four children.

Fatal Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident in Pittsburg

A recent fatal pedestrian accident in Pittsburg, CA, claimed the life of one and resulted in the arrest of a hit and run driver. The incident occurred shortly before 10:00 p.m. at Shore Road and Seaview Drive in Bay Point. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), an Audi sedan was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed and struck and killed a pedestrian walking in the area. The driver of the Audi allegedly fled the scene of the fatal auto-pedestrian accident and continued into Pittsburg. The Audi driver was later found from witness tips and statements. They were arrested on multiple felony charges, including gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence (DUI), causing serious injury or death. The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office has identified the decedent as 36-year-old Raymond McDaniel of Antioch.

Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Pittsburg

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded and reported injuries after a rollover crash on Highway 4 in Pittsburg, CA, on the morning of Monday, June 29, 2020. The car accident occurred on westbound CA-4 near the Harbor Street offramp shortly before 9:00 a.m. The traffic collision reportedly involved a silver sedan and a black Chevrolet pickup truck. One of the vehicles was said to have overturned onto its roof and blocked the slow lane of westbound State Route 4. Emergency responders were called to the scene of the rollover to extricate the driver who was stuck inside the overturned vehicle. Additional information about the crash, including the number of parties involved and the severity of the injuries sustained, was not immediately available.

Reckless Driving Complaints Increase, According to Pittsburg PD

The Pittsburg Police Department has shifted gears in their community outreach efforts – they have started to showcase bad driver habits from Pittsburg residents ever since their noticeable increase of reckless driving complaints. Officials from Pittsburg PD have been posting videos of reckless driving and photos of speeding tickets, and even showing impounded cars as a result of poor driver behavior.

Pittsburg Car Accident Traps and Injures Passengers

Three people were injured following a car accident in Pittsburg on Wednesday, June 3. The car accident happened just before 7:00 a.m. and two people were reportedly stuck inside the vehicle. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD) was dispatched to the scene of the crash, on Bailey Road just near Keller Canyon Landfill. Firefighters on-site stated that one person was able to free themselves from the wrecked vehicle, but still two passengers needed assistance in being removed. A second AMR unit was requested at the scene, and then a third and final AMR unit was requested later on. Within 20 minutes of the CCCFPD’s arrival, everyone had been extricated from the vehicle. No updates on the passenger’s condition was immediately available.

Pittsburg Auto Accident Injures One

One person suffered injuries in a Pittsburg auto accident that took place on Tuesday, February 5, 2020. The crash occurred during the morning just outside of the Pittsburg Center BART station and involved three vehicles. While the injured party was hospitalized, responders indicated that they did not suffer life-threatening trauma.

BART Expands Carpool Program App 

BART is continuing to expand its pay-by-app carpool system, making it more convenient than ever for riders that are paying for carpool parking. The carpool program is now being offered in all the West Bay BART stations that permit parking, including Colma, Daly City, Milbrae, San Bruno, and South San Francisco. The program debut in June of this year, and is offered in select BART stations such as Antioch, Warm Springs, Orinda, and Dublin/Pleasanton. It is geared towards riders that carpool to BART stations, letting them pay for parking ahead of time by using the BART app. Parking spaces allotted to the APP users are in the permit parking lot section, where spots don’t fill as fast compared to the daily fee section.

Safety Guidelines for Driving in the Fall

The seasonal transition from summer to fall impacts multiple aspects of our day-to-day lives. Being aware of the seasonal changes and their effects on your life is very important, especially on the roadways. With the beauty of fall also comes unpredictable weather, puddles, and wet leaves, school buses on the roads, and small kids walking to school. Overall, your daily commute will be noticeably different. Staying alert and focused on your surroundings as a driver will be crucial during autumn.  Below is a list of safety guidelines to follow when you get behind the wheel this season.

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