Sunday night, Sept. 26, 2021, at about 7:51 p.m., Contra Costa CHP was advised of a solo vehicle crash vs. a pedestrian on I-680 southbound, north of Marina Vista. For unknown reasons at this time, a pedestrian was within the roadway of I-680 southbound while a vehicle (a white Toyota sedan) approached. The driver of the Toyota was unable to avoid the pedestrian and struck them. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office will be handling the release of identity of the deceased pedestrian.
The driver and other people in the Toyota were not injured, remained on scene, and were cooperative in the investigation.
This collision is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed it or the events leading up to it, please contact Contra Costa CHP in Martinez, (925) 646-4980.