Edward Garner, 57, Killed in Car Crash on Cummings Skyway
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, December 25th
January 4, 2019 – The man who died following a car accident on Cummings Skyway Christmas morning has been identified as 57-year-old Edward Garner, of Rodeo.
According to SF Gate, Garner was driving a Nissan Xterra on Cummings Skyway, just north of Highway 4, around 10:45 a.m. Then, for reasons still under investigation, a sedan traveling in the area drifted off the roadway, overcorrected and steered into oncoming traffic and collided into the Nissan.
Deadly Car Accident in Contra Costa County, December 25
The force from the impact left the Nissan driver, later identified as Garner, dead at the scene.
In addition, officials mentioned the driver of the sedan survived with significant injuries. The identity of the patient has not been disclosed thus far.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the CHP at (925) 646-4980. Further investigation on the case is underway.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.