The Contra Costa CHP is reporting That at about 4:01am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a solo vehicle collision that came off SR-24 and onto Boulevard Circle at Boulevard Way in Walnut Creek.
Upon emergency personnel and CHP arrival, two passengers from the 2000 Silver Honda Civic were declared deceased, the driver was still alive but with major injuries, and two other passengers had also suffered major injuries.
All parties were transported to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Coroners Office will be handling the release of the identities of the deceased parties, please refer to them for that information.
In the initial investigation, it appears that the 18yr old female driver from Antioch was driving the Honda on eastbound SR-24 and approaching the I-680 interchange. For reasons unknown that are still under investigation, she allowed the Honda to veer completely off SR-24 and overturned and crashed onto Boulevard Circle, which is below SR-24, causing major damage.
Two male passengers, both 18 yrs old and both from Anitoch, were immediately pronounced deceased upon emergency personal arrival. Two other female 18yr old passengers from Antioch and Oakley suffered major injuries and transported to the hospital.
The Driver, RAMYA RAMEY, DOB-1/30/2000 from Antioch, suffered major injuries as well and was also transported to the hospital where she was placed under arrest for multiple counts of FELONY MANSLAUGHTER for killing two of her passengers and multiple counts of FELONY DUI causing major injuries to her other passengers.
This is a tragic incident where alcohol and underage drinking & driving was involved. This investigation is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed this collision or the events leading up to it, please contact Contra Costa CHP in Martinez, (925) 646-4980 or 1-(800)-TELL-CHP. Thank you.
On Monday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office identified the victims as 17-year-old Dakarai Rishon Fagorala of Antioch and 18-year-old John Hamed Walizada of Antioch.
A GoFundMe has been established to assist the family of Dakarai Fishon Fagorala to help lay him to rest. You can assist by donating at: https://www.gofundme.com/lay-dakarai-to-rest
A GoFundMe has also been established for John Hamed Walizada: https://www.gofundme.com/john-hamed-walizada