Man Killed in Rear-End Accident on 680 Freeway [Martinez, CA]

Man Killed in Rear-End Accident on 680 Freeway [Martinez, CA]
Man Killed in Rear-End Accident on 680 Freeway [Martinez, CA]

Driver Dead in Two-Vehicle Accident on 680 Freeway in Martinez

MARTINEZ, CA (December 7, 2023) – A man died in a rear-end accident on 680 Freeway, Tuesday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened on December 5, at about 9:30 a.m. A Ford F-550 truck reportedly had mechanical issues, and the driver had to stop in the far left lane of the highway.
However, a Ford Escape was unable to avoid the F-550 and crashed into the rear of the pickup truck near the Pacheco Boulevard and Arthur Road exit.
Emergency crews pronounced the Ford Escape driver dead at the scene. Authorities withheld the identity of the victim, pending notification of next of kin.
As per reports, the pickup truck driver did not sustain injuries.
The collision closed the fast lane and two middle lanes, resulting in a sig-alert. Lane closures lasted until 12:04 p.m.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the fatal accident. Anyone with information is asked to call CHP Contra Costa in Martinez at (925) 646-4980.

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