CONCORD, Calif. (KRON) — A person in distress on Highway 242 in Concord Wednesday morning shut down northbound lanes of the highway overpass and Willow Pass Road. All roadways were reopened as of 11:09 a.m. after the situation was “safely resolved,” according to the Concord Police Department.
Willow Pass Road was closed in both directions from Market Street and Diamond Boulevard, police said. The California Highway Patrol closed northbound Highway 242 near Willow Pass Road. Concord police first announced the closures at 7:37 a.m.
According to KRON4 Reporter Philippe Djegal at the scene, there was a person in distress on northbound Hwy 242. The situation between police and the person did not appear tense, Djegal said.
Concord police, CHP, and Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters and paramedics responded to the incident.