At 12:53 pm Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a train versus vehicle at E Cypress Road and Main Street in the City of Oakley.
While units were responding, it was reported that at least 3 vehicles had been involved in the crash and victims had major injuries. The Oakley Police Department was on scene assisting.
At least one person was deceased and another patient had traumatic injuries and was being airlifted to a local hospital.
The roadway is currently shutdown.
1:20 pm UPDATE
Oakley Police have confirmed at least 1 person is dead
1:45 pm UPDATE
Shortly before 1:00 p.m. a vehicle which had been travelling westbound on East Cypress collided with a train. One passenger has been pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was transported for treatment.
An additional vehicle in the area was struck by the car secondarily and the passengers in that car were not injured.
Oakley Police advises you to avoid the area of Main Street and E. Cypress Road due to current traffic congestion. The traffic collision will cause traffic backups and detours for the next five hours. For access towards Bethel Island, use alternate routes to northbound Sellers Road to eastbound Cypress Road.
Check back for updates.