Tag: car accident

Crash, chemical spill temporarily closes I-680 Thursday

Crash, chemical spill temporarily closes I-680 Thursday

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A multi-vehicle collision involving a company truck loaded with pool chemicals forced the closure of south Interstate-680 Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol reports. Once the chemicals, described as chlorine and muriatic acid spilled onto the highway, the accident triggered a hazardous materials cleanup response from Contra Costa County’s fire […]

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Martinez woman charged in bicycle fatality

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A Martinez woman has been arrested and charged in connection with a Tuesday evening collision that killed a 42-year old Hercules bicyclist, California Highway Patrol Officer Brandon Correia said Thursday. Christopher Rey Bunag was riding his bicycle about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday on San Pablo Avenue west of the restaurant The Dead Fish […]

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Crash snaps pole, forces closure of Pacheco Boulevard

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A truck ended on its side after its driver crashed and snapped a power pole on Pacheco Boulevard near California Highway Patrol shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. That forced what California Highway Patrol called a “hard closure” of streets until repairs could be made and the vehicle could be removed. The driver […]

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Driver dies at Wednesday Night Drags in Sonoma

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 75-year-old Napa man died after his car crashed during the season opening Wednesday Night Drags this past week at Sonoma Raceway, Diana Brennan, vice president of communications and marketing, said in a track statement after the accident. The man has been identified in a statement from Sgt. Spencer Crum of the Sonoma County Sheriff’s […]

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Motorcyclist crashes, MPD considering charges

Motorcyclist crashes, MPD considering charges

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A motorcyclist whose identity has not been released was sent to a hospital Saturday night with non-life-threatening injuries after crashing at the north end of Alhambra Avenue at Buckley Street, according to information provided by Martinez Police. The rider had been traveling on Alhambra Avenue near Alhambra High School about 9:55 p.m. […]

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