On Wednesday evening, a second crash occurred in Discovery Bay which required a medical helicopter transport. The crash occurred at 8:45 pm on Highway 4 and Byron Highway where a vehicle ended up in a field.
East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and AMR crews arrived on scene of the two vehicle accident with both vehicle off the roadway with one person trapped. Crews secured the scene while providing medical aid. Crews were able to extricate the subject and transport via helicopter to John Muir Medical Center for additional treatment.
The California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the incident, however, the BC report indicates that alcohol appears to have played a factor in the crash.
An earlier incident occurred at 3:30 pm causing a traffic nightmare after a vehicle crashed into an AT&T pole on Bixler Road and Highway 4. The driver was not injured.