44-Year-Old Discovery Bay Woman Killed, 1 Seriously Injured in Contra Costa Car Accident on Vasco Road near Camino Diablo
Contra Costa, California (December 24, 2019) – A 44-year-old Discovery Bay woman was killed and one other person was seriously injured in a head-on collision in Contra Costa early Saturday morning, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The fatal crash took place at around 3:04 a.m. Saturday, December 21 on Vasco Road, just south of Camino Diablo.
According to the CHP, a 34-year-old woman was driving southbound on Vasco Road when for an undetermined reason, her 2007 Acura SUV veered into the northbound lane and collided head-on with a 2019 Nissan sedan operated by the Discovery Bay woman.
The Discovery Bay woman was declared dead at the scene. Her name has not been released pending notification of family.
The driver of the SUV sustained major injuries and was transported to John Muir hospital in Walnut Creek. The were no passengers in either car.
It is still unknown if alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.
An investigation into the accident is underway. Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact the CHP office in Martinez at 925-646-4980.