Driver killed in solo-vehicle crash on San Pablo Avenue

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The driver was killed in a solo vehicle traffic accident on San Pablo Avenue just north of 23rd Street early Thursday, police said.

San Pablo officers responded to the scene at 2:21 a.m. and found the silver Toyota sedan with major front-end damage. The driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounce dead at the scene.

The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling southbound on San Pablo Avenue when it veered off the roadway and collided with a concrete pillar on the west curb line of San Pablo Avenue, police said.

It isn’t known if intoxication is a contributing factor for the crash, which remains under investigation.

The crash prompted lane closures in the area for the investigaiton.

The identity of the driver is being withheld, pending notifications to next of kin.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the San Pablo Police Department at