A driver was arrested on suspicion of a DUI after striking a teen in the City of Brentwood on Tuesday.
The incident occurred around 3:30 pm on Brentwood Blvd. at Fir Street where both AMR and East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters arrived on scene to locate a 14-year-old male on the ground who was suffering from potentially a seizure.
The teen was ultimately airlifted to a hospital.
The incident shut down the roadway. Police performed a field sobriety test on the driver of a white truck and ultimately placed him under arrest for suspicion of a DUI. Brentwood Police also confirmed that a 16-year-old was in the vehicle with the driver at the time of the crash.
5:58pm Update by Brentwood Police:
On May 14th, 2019, at 1527 hours, officers arrived upon a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision at Brentwood Bl. and Fir St. The roadway was closed for approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.
The investigation revealed a 14 year old pedestrian was walking along the shoulder of Brentwood Bl. when he began suffering a medical emergency. The juvenile traversed into the southbound lane of Brentwood Bl. where he was struck by a Ford F250 truck traveling southbound on Brentwood Bl. The juvenile’s injuries on scene appeared moderate.
The pedestrian was flown to Oakland Children’s Hospital. At this time there are no further update on his injuries.
The driver, a 58 year old male from Brentwood remained on scene. He is currently under investigation on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Names of the involved parties are being withheld at this time pending further investigation.
Update #2 (May 15)
58 year old Brentwood resident Mark Maggiore was booked into Martinez Detention Facility last night on suspicion of driving under the influence with injury (felony) and child endangerment (felony).
The juvenile pedestrian was admitted into Oakland Children’s Hospital and is in stable condition.