Discovery Bay: Driver Airlifted to Local Hospital After Vehicle Enters Creek


At 9:38 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash with rescue at Marsh Creek Road and Bixler in the Town of Discovery Bay.

Upon arrival, Engine 59 located a vehicle that had entered the creek. By 9:54 pm, Engine 59 requested a third fire engine for “man power”.

By 9:59 pm, Engine 59 reported the vehicle was “deep into the creek” and they were trying to make access to the vehicle to begin extrication.

By 10:28 pm, Engine 59 reported the patient was extricated from the vehicle.

By 10:37 pm, Battalion Chief 5 reported one victim was airlifted to a local hospital.

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