Byron: Man Airlifted by Medical Helicopter After Rollover Crash on Byron Highway

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At 5:36 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to Byron Highway near Hope Way in Byron for a report of a vehicle rollover crash.

Upon arrival, Engine 59 arrived on scene to a two vehicle crash with one vehicle in the roadway and a second vehicle 25-feet down an embankment.

According to Battalion Chief Jake Gonzalez, the driver of the vehicle self-extricated and was near the vehicle. The patient was placed in a rescue basket and crews performed a low angle rescue.

The patient was then transported by REACH3 to John Muir Medical Center for injuries to the head and chest area.

The crash is currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol and no further information was provided.

Here is the CHP Log:

Detail Information
8:08 PM 14 [41] 1039 BT
6:34 PM 13 [33] 1185 CPYS LINE 32
6:33 PM 12 [32] B19-405B JUST ABOUT TO OPEN LNS
6:33 PM 11 [31] 1185 CANNOT MOVE THROUGH TRFC
6:32 PM 10 [30] [Notification] [CHP]-ARROWHEAD TOW LL ADV STUCK IN TRFC 1/8 MI FROM FLASHING LIGHTS AT CLISTON COURT AND HOLLY INQUIRING WHAT HE SHOULD DO
5:55 PM 9 [18] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 ARROWHEAD W MED DUTY TOW SD217 800-750-6539 DUE TO LINE 15
5:45 PM 8 [12] [Notification] [CHP]-PER ANOTHER 2 VEHS ARE ON RHS PULLED OVER W/ BYSTANDERS OOV
5:39 PM 7 [11] 1039 CON FIRE
5:38 PM 6 [10] [Notification] [CHP]-[8] RP VEH IS BLU NISS W/ FLASHERS ON TO SHOW OFCRS WHERE VEH IS AT
5:38 PM 5 [8] RP VEH IS BLU NISS W/ FLASHERS ON TO SHOW OFCRS WHERE VEH IS AT
5:38 PM 4 [7] RP WANTS TO WAIT WHERE TC IS – TC IS HARD TO SEE
5:37 PM 3 [6] VEH IS IN 1 FOOT OF WATER – WITH 2 WHEELS
5:35 PM 2 [4] 1039 COCO SO
5:34 PM 1 [1] SOLO VEH INVLD//OFF SIDE OF RDWY/POSS ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES

 

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  1. There are far too many stupid people on the roads of East County. It’s like all stupid people were assigned to live here. Every road in the area is a near death experience

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