On August 26, 2013, at around 11:27 am, Brentwood police officers responded to the intersection of Sand Creek Rd and Fairview Ave. for the report of a vehicle collision. When officers’ arrived on scene, it was determined the collision involved 3 vehicles (Volvo sedan, a Lexus SUV and a Dodge pickup.)
Preliminary investigation revealed the Lexus was traveling eastbound on Sand Creek Road in the number two lane approaching the intersection of Fairview Avenue. The Dodge was following the Lexus. The Lexus and Dodge entered the intersection as the traffic light controlling their direction of travel was green. The Volvo attempted to complete a left turn in front of them from the westbound left turn lane of Sand Creek Road to southbound Fairview Avenue.
A collision occurred between all 3 vehicles in the intersection. All 3 vehicles sustained major damage.
- A female passenger in the Volvo had to be extracted from the vehicle by East Contra Costa Fire Personnel. She was transported to Eden Hospital in Castro Valley by REACH Helicopter for unknown injuries.
- The female driver of the Volvo was transported to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek by Calstar for a complaint of pain to her neck and back.
- A female passenger in the Lexus was transported to Kaiser in Antioch by American Medical Response for lacerations to her arms and neck.
- The male driver of the Dodge was transported to Kaiser in Antioch by American Medical Response for unknown injuries.
The E/B lanes of Sand Creek Road at Fairview Ave were closed for approximately 2 hours.
The collision is currently under investigation by the Brentwood Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call Officer Ugarte of the Brentwood Police Department at (925)778-2441 or (925)634-6911.
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