Zakiya Thomas Among 3 Killed in Walnut Creek Car Accident
Walnut Creek, CA (September 1, 2020) – On Monday, the Contra Costa County coroner’s office identified 18-year-0ld Zakiya Thomas of Antioch as one of the three people killed in a fiery car crash last Tuesday night in Walnut Creek.
The fatal incident took place at about 10:40 p.m., on August 25, near the North Main Street off-ramp from northbound Highway 680.
California Highway Patrol said a Pontiac Grand Prix was allegedly driving at a fast speed. Then it swerved off the highway into dirt vegetation where it smashed head-on into a tree.
As a result, the Prix caught fire while all the three occupants were still trapped inside.
Further details regarding the accident were not immediately available.
Meanwhile, the crash remains under investigation.
Please call the CHP’s Contra Costa-area office at (925) 646-4980 if you have details about the crash.
To the family and friends of Zakiya Thomas, we can’t begin to imagine what you are feeling. Thus, we would like to share with you our heartfelt condolences over your tragic loss.
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