At 5:51 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Vasco Road and Walnut Blvd in the Town of Byron.
At least 1 person has died and two people were transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. Two medical helicopters were requested but declined due to fog.
According to CHP, this is a fatality. No other information was readily available and the roadway is anticipated to be closed for the next several hours.
UPDATE per CHP
Two vehicle fatal collision on Vasco Road near Walnut Boulevard.
This morning (11/25/21) at around 5:52am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a two vehicle collision on Vasco Road, south of Walnut Boulevard. A Ford F-350, with one occupant, was traveling northbound and a Toyota Corolla, with two occupants, was traveling southbound.
One of the vehicles crossed into the opposing lane and the two collided head on. The driver of the Ford suffered major injuries and was transported to the hospital. The driver of the Toyota suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene and the passenger suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. This collision is still under investigation.
If anyone witnessed it or the events leading up to it, please contact Contra Costa CHP in Martinez, (925) 646-4980
|8:59 AM||29|| 19-S1 VASCO IS OPEN|
|8:57 AM||28|| 19-S1 ADV 19-681 THEY CAN RE OPEN THEIR SIDE OF VACSCO|
|8:45 AM||27|| 19-S1 MOST THE DEBRIS TO RHS FOR CORDS – SHOULD BE REOPENING RDWY SHORTLY|
|7:53 AM||26|| [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 CUPERTINO TOW 925-778-9292 FOR TOYT COA W/FB|
|7:50 AM||25|| A19-405A 1185 FOR TOYT COA COMPLETELY TOTALLED WILL NEED FB|
|7:33 AM||24|| [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 A and K TOW W/ CABLE FOR TOYT 925-421-4076|
|7:31 AM||23|| [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 PIZZAGONIS TOW NEG TRUCK AVAIL // ROLLING NEXT|
|7:31 AM||22|| [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 PES TOW W/ FB FOR PK 925-757-5657|
|7:29 AM||21|| A19-681A CPYS LN 71|
|7:29 AM||20|| A19-405A REQ 1185R FB FOR THE PK|
|7:28 AM||19|| [Notification] [CHP]-3A CALLED ADVS’D NEG TRUCKS AVAILABLE WITH CABLE WILL HAVE TO ROLL A ROTATION [Shared]|
|7:20 AM||18|| [Notification] [CHP]-COCO SO ADVSD 1 HOUR ETA FOR ROAD CLOSURE and STREET SWEEPER [Shared]|
|7:16 AM||17|| 1039 COCO SO – CORDS IS ENRT FOR THE CLOSURE – UNK ETA // CPY LN 66 AS WELL – WILL CB W/ ETA FOR CLOSURE|
|7:15 AM||16|| 19-S1 QUITE A BIT OF DEBRIS IN BOTH LNS THAT THE 1185’S WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HANDLE – CORDS MAY HAVE TO SEND OUT A TRUCK OR POSS A SWEEPER|
|6:41 AM||15|| 1039 3A FOR TOYT / C#30551 / CUPERTINO TOW ENRT – ON PRIORITY|
|6:38 AM||14|| 1039 COCO SO FOR CORDS|
|6:38 AM||13|| A19-681A REQ 3A FOR TOYT TERCEL APPROX 50 FT OFF RDWY|
|6:37 AM||12|| 19-S1 INQ IF CORDS WILL RESP FOR HARD CLOSURE TO WALNUT AND CAMINO DIABLO|
|6:29 AM||11|| A19-405A RE LN 47 – HAVE THEM 1023 THERE FOR NOW // WILL ADV WHERE TO HAVE THEM STAGE SHORTLY|
|6:26 AM||10|| NEG MATCH LN 38|
|6:17 AM||9|| A19-405A 2 SEPARATE TC’S // 1 IS 1182 ONLY – UNRELATED TO THE 1144 TC ]|
|5:52 AM||8|| 1039 COCO EMS|
|5:52 AM||7|| ONE VEH IN RDWY / OTHER ON RHS|
|5:51 AM||6|| NEG VEH DESC|
|5:51 AM||5|| PRTY SCREAMING FOR HELP IS STILL IN A VEH|
|5:51 AM||4|| UNK VEH DESC’S|
|5:50 AM||3|| 1 IN DITCH , 2 STILL ON RDWY|
|5:50 AM||2|| POSS 3 VEHS INVD|
|5:50 AM||1|| [Appended, 05:50:56]  2 VEHS OT’D|