At 9:04 pm Friday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash on Lone Tree Way in Antioch near Hillcrest where a vehicle struck a tree.
The incident resulted at least two people confirmed dead on scene with another four sustaining injuries–all were juveniles–after the vehicle wrapped around a tree. Two juveniles are in critical condition.
According to police, the vehicle had just left a basketball game at Deer Valley High School.
The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours in both directions. No further information was provide on scene.
Antioch Police Update:
On 1-11-19 at approximately 9:00 pm, Antioch Police Department Officers were dispatched to Lone Tree Way and Indian Hill Drive regarding a solo vehicle colliding into a tree. Upon arriving on scene Officers located the vehicle on the south sidewalk of Lone Tree Way with extensive damage.
Officers found (1) passenger had been ejected from the vehicle and (5) others occupants still trapped inside, which required the assistance of the Contra Costa Consolidated Fire Department to extricate them all. (4) of the vehicle’s occupants were transported by AMR Ambulance to local trauma centers all suffering moderate to life threatening injuries and (2) were pronounced deceased at the collision scene.
1-dead (17-year-old female)
(2) 17yr-Female Passengers,
(1) 16 yr- Male Passenger,
(2) 13yr old Female Passengers
The preliminary investigation appears to indicate excessive speed on the wet roadway as the most likely cause in this collision at this time.
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