Concord, California – In the early hours of Sunday, a fatal single-vehicle collision occurred on state Highway 242 in Concord, as confirmed by the California Highway Patrol.
The unfortunate incident was reported at approximately 1:54 a.m. The location of the incident was on the southbound side of Highway 242, near the off-ramp leading to Concord Avenue.
A blue Nissan Sentra was involved in the accident, in which it collided with the guardrail of the off-ramp. This impact led to the ejection of the right front passenger from the vehicle.
Emergency services were prompt at the scene. The ejected passenger, who suffered severe injuries, was promptly transported to a nearby hospital. Tragically, the driver of the Nissan was declared deceased at the scene, as stated by CHP officials.
The identity of the deceased driver is yet to be made public by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.
The California Highway Patrol’s Contra Costa-area office is actively seeking any information relating to the accident or any events that may have led up to it. They can be reached at (925) 646-4980 or via email at [email protected].