1 Dead and 4 Hurt in Antioch Head-on Crash on Somerville Road and Delta Fair Boulevard
ANTIOCH, CA (May 26, 2021) – Tuesday afternoon, a 68-year-old woman died in a multi-vehicle accident on Somersville Road and Delta Fair Boulevard.
At 12:17 p.m., the officers aiding a stranded driver noticed a speeding vehicle driving north. This initial incident happened in the 2000 block of Somersville Road and Delta Fair Boulevard.
As the vehicle headed on the Delta Fair Boulevard intersection, it drove across the median. Then, it collided head-on with a southbound vehicle. The impact caused the southbound vehicle to crash into another southbound vehicle.
As a result, the 73-year-old male driver of the vehicle, an Antioch man, sustained moderate injuries. Responders took the driver to the hospital. Meanwhile, a 56-year-old female passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and required hospitalization.
However, a 68-year-old female passenger succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
After receiving treatment at a hospital for minor injuries, the victim vehicles’ drivers were later released.
The authorities confirmed that drugs or alcohol didn’t play a role in the crash.
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information to refer to case file No. 21-42238 when contacting a police non-emergency line at 925-778-2441. They can also make a texting-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword ANTIOCH.
With heavy hearts, Sweet Lawyers sends our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
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