CONCORD (CBS SF) — A 26-year-old Richmond woman died Saturday afternoon in a solo-crash off eastbound state Highway 4 in unincorporated Contra Costa County, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. after the woman in a 2014 Nissan Maxima went off the south side of the highway at the Mc Ewen Road on-ramp to eastbound Highway 4, CHP officer Brandon Correia said.READ MORE: Richmond Police K-9 Helps Detain, Disarm Machete-Wielding Suspect Threatening Family
The Nissan went down an embankment and the victim was ejected from the car and died.READ MORE: Condemnation of the Unvaxxed Grows as Bay Area Mask Mandates Reappear
The name of the victim is not being released yet, CHP officials said.
Authorities don’t know whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. Anyone who saw it or the events leading up to it is asked to call the CHP at (925) 646-4980.MORE NEWS: San Jose Unified Schools Set to Reopen for Full In-Class Learning
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