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Antioch, CA – Eqbal Khan Identified in Fatal Four-Car Wreck on Hwy 4 at Hillcrest Ave

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Antioch, CA (September 18, 2021) – On Friday afternoon, September 17, officers say that 56-year-old Eqbal Khan died as a result of a four-vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 4.

The collision happened just before 1:30 p.m. on the westbound side of the highway. Officers with the Antioch Police Department, along with troopers from the California Highway Patrol, arrived at the scene near Hillcrest Avenue shortly after.

According to the CHP, Khan was driving his Chevrolet Tahoe westbound when he collided with a white Infiniti G37. As a result of the impact, Khan lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a guardrail. His Chevy was also hit by a tractor-trailer and a Toyota Corolla.

EMS attempted life-saving measures at the scene, but Khan was pronounced dead before he could be transported to a hospital. Several other victims received treatment from paramedics at the scene.

Drugs and alcohol are not considered to be factors in the accident, though the crash is still under investigation.

Our thoughts are with those involved and affected by this fatal auto accident. We would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the family of Eqbal Khan at this time. 

Fatal Vehicle Collisions in Antioch

Being involved in a vehicle accident can have a lasting impact on the lives of victims and their families. More than 270,000 accidents take place in our state each year. Although we want everyone to walk away from accidents without any issues, this is not the case.

Automobile accidents throughout the state of California claim the lives of more than 3,200 people each year. The vast majority of these accidents are caused by human error. In fact, statistics show that reckless driving, negligence, speeding, driving while impaired, and other careless actions while operating vehicles contribute to around 80% of collisions each year.

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be challenging to accept. Knowing that your loved one died in a preventable accident just makes the situation even more emotional. Not only are families forced to endure endless mental and emotional suffering, but they are often required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment, property damages, funeral services, and more.

After enduring the loss of a loved one in an accident, caused by the negligent actions of others, families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Antioch to explore legal options available to them moving forward.

Antioch Car Accident Attorneys

For nearly four decades, the Antioch car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped guide families after losing loved ones in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists sharing the road.

Our attorneys strive to help our clients better understand options available to them moving forward to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones.

Through our keen attention to detail and extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in California, we are able to provide our clients with competent and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions.

If your loved one lost died in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our injury attorneys in Antioch by calling (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Antioch.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Antioch and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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