BYRON, Calif. – On Thursday, November 18, 2021, at approximately 11:15 a.m., the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Golden Gate Division Communications Center received a call of a traffic crash involving a CHP officer on Vasco Road, south of Camino Diablo Road, in Byron, Calif.
The officer was traveling southbound when the motorcycle collided with an object on the roadway. As a result of the impact, the officer lost control and the officer and motorcycle crashed into the guardrail along the right shoulder.
The Officer was airlifted to a local hospital with suspected serious injuries. The Contra Costa Area is actively investigating the crash and is requesting assistance from the public in gathering information.
If you witnessed the crash or the events leading up to it, please call CHP Contra Costa at (925) 646-4980