Car crash on O’Hara Avenue and Laurel Road in Oakley kills one person and injures three others
According to a local news report, on Tuesday morning, April 17th, 2018, around 5:10 am, a car collision occurred on O’Hara Avenue and Laurel Road in Oakley killing one person and injuring three others.
In addition, a vehicle was possible t-boned by a second vehicle in the area, mentioned the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
Furthermore, one woman was transported to a local hospital where she was stabilized before being taken to Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek where she died, mentioned the article. As mentioned, the woman was identified as Erica Pearce, stated the report.
Also, the second victim was flown to a trauma center in critical center, and the third was taken by ambulance to Kaiser Permanente in Antioch, stated the article.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol and or drugs were a factor in this incident.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked as authorities worked to clear the accident and a tow truck was required for the vehicles involved in the accident, as stated by authorities.
Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.
Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
Our May Firm staff is deeply saddened upon hearing news of this accident, and will keep the victim as well as their family and loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this tremendously difficult time.
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