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Antioch, CA – Multi-Car Crash Takes 1 Life on Hwy 4 near Hillcrest Ave

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Antioch, CA (September 11, 2021) – One person lost their life in a fatal traffic accident reported in Antioch on the afternoon of Friday, September 10. Sources indicate that the wreck occurred at around 1:38 p.m. between multiple vehicles. 

According to reports from the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway 4 near Hillcrest Avenue. Investigators said four vehicles were involved in the crash that took the life of one individual.  

At this time, no one involved has been identified. Details concerning the crash indicate that the driver of a white Infiniti G37 was traveling between a semi-truck and a white Chevrolet Tahoe when the Chevrolet and the Infiniti collided. 

The Chevrolet’s driver lost control and crashed into a guardrail. A semi-truck then struck the Chevrolet and then was hit by a Toyota Corolla. The driver of the Chevrolet was identified as a Tahoe man, aged 56. 

The 56-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to the California Highway Patrol. No one else was transported to the hospital, according to reports. 

Police investigating the incident stated that it does not appear that intoxication played a factor in the collision, however, they continue to investigate the circumstances of the wreck. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time. 

Traffic Collisions in Antioch

Being involved in a car crash 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 lost their life 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 lawyer in Antioch to explore legal options available to them moving forward.

Antioch Car Crash Attorneys

For nearly four decades, the Antioch traffic 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 competent and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. 

If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our personal 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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