Woman Injured in Discovery Bay Boating Accident Saturday Afternoon



Although details are limited at this time, according to an incident report Saturday afternoon, one woman was transported with a head injury after a boating accident in Discovery Bay near Marina Rd.

The incident occurred at 2:08 pm and is currently being investigated by the Contra Costa County Sheriff Office Marine Patrol.

The 33-year-old female was transported by marine patrol to the marina with a head injury and was transported to John Muir Trauma Center by Cal-Star 1.

The incident required response from Engine 59, 5100 (Chief Henderson), CalStar, and Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office.

It should be noted, while this incident was on-going, a report of a second crash in Bethel Island was reported which tied required ECCFPD response. In total, four-of-five engines were tied up on water incidents leaving only Engine 52 to cover the remainder of the calls as our CALFIRE station was not available.