MARTINEZ — A one-vehicle crash early Sunday killed a driver on Freeway 4, the California Freeway Patrol mentioned.
The fatality was the primary of the yr on Contra Costa County’s most harmful freeway. Fifteen deadly crashes occurred on Freeway 4 in 2023, ensuing within the deaths of 18 folks, based on the CHP.
It was the forty third deadly crash on the freeway since Jan. 1, 2021.
In keeping with the CHP, the motive force was working a utility activity car with two passengers down a moist and muddy street, and smashed right into a chain-link fence whereas failing to make a activate Wolcott Lane and Franklin Canyon Highway.
The wreck occurred about 11:10 a.m. Authorities pronounced the motive force lifeless on the scene.
The 2 passengers have been unhurt, the CHP mentioned.