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Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Pittsburg Man 

The California Highway Patrol is searching for a driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 19-year-old Pittsburg man on January 1, 2023. The incident occurred along the shoulder of State Route 4 in the vicinity of the Port Chicago Highway in Concord, officials said.

Fatality Accident on Highway 4 Caused by Wrong-Way Driver

A Pittsburg wrong-way driver caused a fatality accident on December 13. A public information officer with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the driver was in a Dodge Durango SUV going eastbound along Highway 4 close to the off-ramp for Railroad Avenue in the wrong direction at about 11:00 a.m. The wrong-way SUV allegedly crashed into a Honda sedan. 

Accident Reconstruction is Beneficial for Your Personal Injury Case

Traffic accidents happen all the time. However, even the most straightforward wrecks can present challenging negligence issues. Knowing what caused the crash and establishing liability are essential in obtaining full compensation for your injury claim. This can be complicated if each party involved has a different narrative of the collision. This is where accident reconstruction may be beneficial.

Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 4 in Pittsburg

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a multi-vehicle accident on westbound Highway 4 in Pittsburg on the morning of January 13, 2021. The Pittsburg car accident occurred shortly after 8:45 a.m. on State Route 4 near the Willow Pass Road offramp.

Pittsburg Man Killed in Fatal Highway 4 Car Crash

A man from Pittsburg was killed in a fatal single-car crash on California State Route 242 at Highway 4 in Contra Costa County on the night of November 29, 2020. The motor vehicle collision occurred on northbound CA-242 at approximately 11:30 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that a 22-year-old Concord man was driving a 1994 Honda Civic on SR-242 and reportedly struck the concrete center divider. The Honda driver allegedly lost control of the car and traveled down a dirt embankment toward the southbound lanes of State Route 242. The Honda came to a rest on its roof.

Serious Injuries Reported After Pittsburg DUI Crash

The Pittsburg Police Department (Pittsburg PD) reported serious injuries after a DUI crash on the night of Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The car accident occurred at the intersection of California Avenue and Railroad Avenue at 11:00 p.m. According to Pittsburg PD, all parties involved in the traffic collision suffered injuries requiring the assistance of medical personnel. Fire crews helped in extricating one of the parties from a car by cutting off the driver’s door. All parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Two of the individuals were treated for minor injuries and released. The other party, identified as the driver of the second car, was last reported to be in the hospital due to critical injuries and is receiving treatment in the ICU.

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.

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