A solo-car crash early Monday on Port Chicago Highway in Concord has claimed a second victim, police said.
The collision was reported about 1:45 a.m. on northbound Port Chicago Highway near High School Avenue, where a car hit a light pole.
A 51-year-old woman who was a passenger in the car died at the scene and the 37-year-old driver was hospitalized. Concord police said Monday afternoon that the driver had succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
The victims’ names have not been released.
The collision is still under investigation. Any witnesses are asked to contact Traffic Officer Wilson at (925) 603-5962.