A driver is in critical condition after a head-on vehicle crash on Vasco Road near Marsh Creek Road in unincorporated Brentwood.
The head-on crash occurred at approximately 2:34 pm Tuesday which prompted one person to be airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition and another person transported by ground AMR unit with moderate injuries.
CHP officer Donnie Thomas stated that a utility truck was traveling southbound on Vasco Road when a maroon Sudan was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed and per witnesses was passing vehicles.
“The sedan was passing vehicles and crossed the double yellow line before crashing head-on causing minor injuries to the driver of the utility pickup and major injuries to the driver of the maroon sedan,” said Thomas.
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, AMR, CHP, and a medical helicopter all responded to the incident.