At 6:41 pm Tuesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle versus a structure in the 2000 block of Main Street in the City of Oakley.
Upon arrival, Oakley Police Department officers and East Contra Costa Fire firefighters located a vehicle that had struck a pillar at Taco Bell resulting in major damage to the vehicle with two people trapped inside.
According to preliminary information, an adult female (approx 30 y/o) and a 2-year-old child sustained major injuries with the two-year-old suffering major facial injuries. Two medical helicopters were requested and landed at Main Street and Live Oak.
By 7:25 pm, both helicopters lifted and were headed to local hospitals. Oakley Police Department is investigating the incident and have released no information on the cause of the crash.
It was also not provided by police if the child was properly restrained in a car seat.
Update via Oakley Police (9:33 pm)
At 6:40 PM Oakley Police officers were dispatched to the Taco Bell, located on Main Street near Big Break Road, for a traffic collision involving an injured toddler female and an injured adult female.
Our officers arrived within two minutes and found the toddler and adult were mother and daughter and both were suffering major injuries. The injuries were so extensive it was decided the best course of action was to arrange for medical helicopters. Two medical helicopters landed near the intersection of Main Street and Live Oak Avenue, causing a brief road closure. Both victims were flown to local hospitals.
Initial information suggests the mother was driving through the Raley’s parking lot at a high rate of speed and crashed into a protective bollard at the Taco Bell. The Oakley Police Department is conducting a complete investigation into the cause of the collision.
If anybody has information related to this collision we invite them to email our tip line at [email protected]
Note – this was the second crash of a vehicle versus structure.
At 11:21 am Tuesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle collision involving a structure in the 4700 block of Main Street in the City of Oakley.
Upon arrival, they located a vehicle that entered the building through glass windows at Hairy Hounds, a local pet grooming business.
According to the Fire District, no injuries were reported and all animals were accounted for. Oakley Police Department is on scene investigating the incident.