Tag: car accident

Antioch woman dies in Highway 4 shooting

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 25-year-old Antioch woman died Saturday as the silver Honda she was driving crashed into a guardrail on eastbound California Highway 4 near Willow Pass Road. However, investigators also discovered bullet holes on the driver side of the car, according to the California Highway Patrol. How she died has not been determined, according to the […]

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Woman dies after collision on Highway 4

| February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

A woman whose car crashed on eastbound California Highway 4 Monday night died after she was struck after she ran across the highway, crossed the center metal guard rail and tried to cross the westbound lanes, according to an announcement by the California Highway Patrol. The incident began about 8:26 p.m., when Contra Costa California […]

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Man dies in Howe Road collision

| December 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 37-year-old man died Thursday night after a passenger car collided with a parked commercial vehicle on Howe Road, according to a statement from Martinez Police Department. The statement, issued by Sgt. Patrick Salamid and Chief Manjit Sappal, said officers were sent to the 800 block of Howe Road after the department […]

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Man injured by father’s truck in neighborhood minibike fracas

Man injured by father’s truck in neighborhood minibike fracas

| December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 29-year-old man has been hospitalized after being run over by an unoccupied truck left running by his father during a neighborhood fight Thursday afternoon. Witnesses said the injured man might have been run over a second time except for the actions of the man the father had attacked. Martinez Police Officer […]

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City seeks ways to discourage illegal sideshows

City seeks ways to discourage illegal sideshows

| October 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In July, three people were arrested and 43 others were ticketed in July during a breakup of an illegal reckless-driving “sideshow” in Antioch that attracted about 200 people, according to the California Highway Patrol. In September, Oakland Police issued numerous tickets and had about 100 vehicles towed after sideshow drivers interfered with […]

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Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina

Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina

| October 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 16-year-old Alhambra High School athlete remains hospitalized after being seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash earlier this month near the Martinez Marina. Meanwhile, community members have started fundraising, not only to help the family with medical expenses but also so the boy’s father can spend time at home caring for his […]

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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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