Fiery Accident on Highway 4 in Antioch Leaves Driver Dead
ANTIOCH, CA (March 15, 2021) – A man was killed in a fiery accident on Highway 4 in Antioch Sunday evening, March 14.
The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on Highway 4 just west of the Highway 160 connector. According to the California Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Impala was traveling westbound when it drove off the left shoulder and struck the guardrail in the center divider. It also hit a metal sign pole and caught fire.
The driver, only identified as a 41-year-old Antioch man, died at the scene. Authorities will release his name once his family members are notified.
Officials closed three westbound lanes from 9:40 to 11:15 p.m. while they worked on the scene. CalTrans was called to replace 70 feet of guardrail.
The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information may call the CHP’s Contra Costa office at 925-646-4980.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim.
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