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Complete Contra Costa County, CA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Contra Costa County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Contra Costa County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Contra Costa County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Contra Costa County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Contra Costa County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Contra Costa County personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Contra Costa County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Contra Costa County accident lawyer can do to help.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 01/10/2017 Car Accident Wallace Ryburn, 77, dies after striking two vehicles and a house on Interstate 680 in Pleasant Hills, California
Fri, 12/30/2016 Car Accident Paula Erben, 74, and Jerry Erben, 79, killed in single-vehicle crash off of Interstate Highway 680 in Pacheco, California
Wed, 12/21/2016 Pedestrian Accident Glenn Ducksworth, 50, killed in pedestrian collision at Port Chicago Highway and Panoramic Drive in Concord, California
Mon, 12/19/2016 Truck Accident Delivery truck driver Ravikesh Kumar, 26, killed in crash on I-680 in Danville, California
Sat, 11/26/2016 Car Accident One person killed in crash on Highway 4 in Martinez, California
Sat, 11/12/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian James Williams, 41, killed in collision on Railroad Avenue in Pittsburg, California
Fri, 11/11/2016 Car Accident Daniel Curtice, 59, killed in rear-end collision on Highway 4 near Martinez, California
Sat, 10/29/2016 Car Accident Four people injured in car collision on Walnut Boulevard at Concord Avenue in Brentwood, California
Tue, 10/25/2016 Aircraft Accident Leon Dwulet Jr., 67, and Renato Simone, 58, killed in plane crash after takeoff from Buchanan Field Airport in Concord, California
Tue, 10/18/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Larry Orr, 65, dies in crash on Pomona Avenue on-ramp in Crockett, California
Sat, 09/10/2016 Car Accident Elijah Dunn, 4, killed, and three people injured in collision involving alleged drunk driver on Interstate 680 in San Ramon, California
Sun, 09/04/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist Kaleb Vancil, 14, killed in collision at Big Break Road and Vintage Parkway in Oakley, California
Sat, 08/27/2016 Truck Accident Two people injured in rental-truck crash on Brentwood Boulevard in Brentwood, California
Sat, 07/16/2016 Car Accident Police officer and another injured when patrol car is struck by vehicle on Parkside Drive and Hillside Avenue in Walnut Creek, California
Tue, 06/28/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Roshel Madlangbayan, 15, killed, one person injured, and driver Kristina Salvitti, 50, arrested in collision on East Cypress Road in Oakley, California
Sat, 06/18/2016 Car Accident Zarhea Benton, 19, killed and four injured in single-vehicle crash on Hillcrest Avenue in Antioch, California
Wed, 05/11/2016 Motorcycle Accident 1 injured when motorcycle, pickup truck collide on Danville Boulevard in Danville, California
Tue, 05/10/2016 Car Accident 53-year-old man dies, Jacob Farrow, 23, suffers minor injures after head-on collision on Mountain Avenue and Cedar Avenues in Valle Vista, California
Mon, 05/02/2016 Car Accident Nobuo Kada, 85, dies in wrong-way crash on I-680 in Contra Costa County, California
Thu, 04/28/2016 Car Accident Carlos Garcia Zepeda, 43, dead in wreck on I-680 southbound in San Ramon, California