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Crash kills 1 on Highway 4 in Discovery Bay

PIX Now - 6 a.m. 8/16/23
PIX Now - 6 a.m. 8/16/23 10:39

A deadly traffic collision was reported on state Highway 4 at Discovery Bay Boulevard in east Contra Costa County on Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP received reports of a fatality at 7:09 a.m. after multiple cars crashed when one vehicle allegedly attempted to make an unsafe pass on the roadway, causing Highway 4 to close in both directions.

Traffic in the area was diverted to Tracy Boulevard, according to the CHP, which said the eastbound lanes had reopened as of shortly before 8:45 a.m. 

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