1 dead, 2 others injured in Byron head-on collision

1 dead, 2 others injured in Byron head-on collision

1 dead, 2 others injured in two-car accident near Byron in  Contra Costa County 

A yet-to-be-identified driver has died and two others hurt following a head-on collision that happened on Thursday morning, November 25, 2021. The two-car crash that claimed the life of one of the motorists happened around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Vasco Road and Walnut Boulevard near Byron in east Contra Costa County, California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the head-on collision happened when a Toyota sedan and a truck crashed into each other after one of the vehicles crossed the centreline into the other car’s traveling lane.  Following the head-on crash, the sedan driver sustained serious blunt force trauma and injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash while a passenger and the truck driver were transported with injuries to John Muir trauma center in Walnut Creek.

No other detail was made known. The crash remains under investigation.

Contra Costa County is located in the state of California in the United States. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,165,927. The county seat is Martinez. It occupies the northern portion of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is primarily suburban.