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CHP Officer Airlifted to Hospital After Traffic Collision on Vasco Road

by ECT

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

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3 comments

Jg Nov 19, 2021 - 1:54 pm

CC Public Works has been knowingly ignoring debris, trash, plastics, sands, rocks, and much more for quite some time on Vasco. I hope the Officer recovers quickly and hires an attorney. This is a result of poor public roadway maintenance and lack of direction from our Supervisors to keep Vasco safe and clean.

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YBG Nov 22, 2021 - 2:34 pm

I agree. Vasco is a mess. There is all kind of random garbage on the road like an oven, mattress, and random metal bits to name a few. I hope the Officer recovers too. : ( Vasco is getting more dangerous everyday.

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STREET-SWEEPER Nov 23, 2021 - 4:25 pm

The real story is that a CHP officer was even on Vasco. When was the last time anyone saw them patrolling Vasco? Exactly!

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