The Pittsburg Police Department reported that on Wednesday, just after 11:00 A.M. Officers responded to the report of a single car collision on East Leland Road near Gladstone Drive in the City of Pittsburg.
When officers arrived on scene, they found the driver, and solo occupant of the car, trapped inside the vehicle. The man was unconscious and suffering from head injuries.
Contra Costa Fire and AMR staff arrived on scene and began medically treating the man for his injuries. The man was later transported to an area hospital for additional medical treatment and is currently in critical, but stable condition.
During the investigation, it was determined the man was traveling east on East Leland Road from Loveridge Road. He was unable to negotiate to sweeping left turn approaching Gladstone Drive, causing the car to lose control and collide with a retaining wall and tree near the intersection.
The Pittsburg Police Department Traffic Unit responded to the scene and complete the investigation. The roadway was closed during the investigation, and reopened for traffic at 4:30 P.M.
According to Police Captain Steve Albanese, the driver is expected to survive.
No additional information is available at this time.