Authorities on Tuesday recognized two girls and a person killed in three deadly crashes over a five-day span on Contra Costa County’s deadliest freeway final week.
The three lethal crashes occurred in Crockett, Discovery Bay and Pittsburg alongside state Freeway 4 and brings to 17 the quantity of people that have died on the freeway this 12 months. There have been 14 deadly crashes.
The totals since Jan. 1, 2021, are 51 useless in 42 deadly wrecks, a mean of about one lethal crash each three weeks.
The California Freeway Patrol continues to be trying to find the driving force who didn’t cease following a collision about 11:40 p.m. Friday close to Newport Drive in Discovery Bay. That wreck killed 87-year-old pedestrian Beverly Sweeney, of Discovery Bay. She died on the scene.
Authorities didn’t present a doable motive why Sweeney might have been out on a roadway so late at night time. The CHP has not launched any public data on the automobile that hit Sweeney, and requested anybody with data to contact their workplace at [email protected] or 925-646-4980.
About 16 hours after Sweeney’s loss of life, the driving force of a grey Dodge Charger going west on the freeway misplaced management close to the McEwen Street exit in Crockett and overturned. The crash ejected 31-year-old Kevin Parilla, of Harmony, who died on the scene.
On Nov 13, the driving force of a burgundy Honda Accord went off the right-hand shoulder whereas going east in Pittsburg and slammed right into a concrete wall and middle median on the Railroad Avenue exit. Authorities recognized her as Nancy Avila Cervantes, 28, of Antioch.
The CHP continues to be awaiting toxicology reviews to find out if medicine or alcohol have been a consider that crash.