Four Injured in Serious Accident on Deer Valley Road Early Sunday Morning

By Sergeant Tom Fuhrmann, Field Services Bureau Sergeant

LOCATION: Southbound Deer Valley Road north of Lone Tree Way

VICTIMS: Two female adults, one male adult and one17 year old male

On Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 1:23 a.m., Antioch Police received calls of a serious collision on Deer Valley Road north of Lone Tree Way. When officers arrived on scene they found a southbound two-door, black Toyota that had apparently been traveling at a high rate of speed while negotiating a curve and spun before striking a tree on the west side of the road with the driver’s side of the vehicle. The Toyota was torn in half on impact and two passengers were ejected while another passenger and the driver were trapped inside the vehicle. Fire personnel extracted the two trapped occupants. The driver and one of the ejected passengers were transported by helicopters to area hospitals. They were listed in stable condition at the time of this writing with facial and leg injuries. The other two victims were transported by ambulance to area hospitals with minor injuries and complaint of pain and were expected to be treated and released. All parties involved are expected to survive.

Alcohol is suspected to have contributed to the collision. The collision and the cause are under investigation. Names are being withheld as a courtesy pending notification of the victims’ relatives.

Anyone having information or having witnessed the collision are asked to contact Officer Martin at 779-6900 ext. 83343

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