ANTIOCH, CA – Monday evening a 49-year-old woman from Oakley died from injuries sustained in a multivehicle collision on eastbound Highway 4, according to police. The California Highway Patrol said the fatal accident occurred during the evening commute, just west of Somersville Rd., with the 911 call coming in at 5:46 p.m.
A white BMW slammed into the rear of a gray Acura driving in the no. 2 lane, causing the Acura, with the Oakley woman driving, to crash into the shoulder, knocking her unconscious.
The woman received emergency treatment at the scene, and then was taken by ambulance to Antioch’s Sutter Delta Medical Center. She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital at 6:48 p.m.
Two people were injured Monday night in a multivehicle traffic collision in Antioch, just west of Somersville Rd. on eastbound Hwy. 4. One later died at the hospital, according to police. The surviving driver was taken by ambulance to Antioch’s Kaiser Permanente Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
As a result of the accident, four lanes were shut down temporarily. As of 7:40 p.m. all lanes had been reopened to traffic.
According to the CHP, alcohol or drugs did not seem to have played a role in the collision and no arrests were made.
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(Source: East Bay Times )
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