APD UPDATE: Woman who died in Antioch crash, was not pregnant ORIGINAL POST: Fatal collision takes life of young pregnant woman, unborn baby, injures three others in Antioch Thursday

One of the two vehicles in the rollover fatal collision on Lone Tree Way Thursday, July 6, 2023. Photo courtesy of an Antioch resident who chose to remain anonymous.

She was ejected from the car being driven recklessly after crashing into other vehicle

By Allen D. Payton

7/13/23 UPDATE: In response to the questions send to Antioch Police on Monday, July 10, 2023, according to APD Public Information Liaison Sgt. Price Kendall, “the young lady was not pregnant. As for your additional questions, they all pertain to the investigation, which is still ongoing.”

In an earlier report, police claimed the unborn baby did not survive.

Asked if the driver had been arrested and about the restraining order, Kendall said, “No. Orders have to be served. What was going on beforehand (inside Fierro’s vehicle) is part of the investigation. All parties have been contacted in the investigation.”

ORIGINAL STORY: A pregnant woman and her unborn baby died and three others were injured in a two-car collision on Lone Tree Way near Clayburn Road late Thursday afternoon. The young woman was ejected from the car that was being driven recklessly according to police. (See follow-up article)

Assistant Chief Chris Bachman confirmed it was a fatal accident. The victim is a female, probably in her 20’s who was ejected from the vehicle which rolled multiple times, he said.

They transported three other people including two others in the same vehicle and one from another vehicle. The severity of their injuries is not known at this time.

The roadway was shut down.

According to Antioch Police Public Information Liaison Sgt. Price Kendall, at approximately 4:50 pm, the Antioch Police Communications center received several calls of a rollover collision in front of Sutter Delta Hospital on Lone Tree Way.

Officers and AMR arrived on scene and located a pregnant female who had been ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. She was pronounced deceased.

8:48 PM UPDATE by APD: The investigation revealed the pregnant female was a passenger in the car being driven recklessly before crashing into the other vehicle. The baby did not survive.

The collision is still being investigated and an arrest is probable. APD will provide an update if and when an arrest is made.

9:13 AM 07/07/23 UPDATE

According to a press release by Sgt. Rob Green of the Antioch Police Field Services Division issued Friday morning, “On July 6th, 2023, at about 4:49 PM, the Antioch Police Department Communications Center received multiple 9-1-1 calls about a roll over vehicle collision with a female who was ejected from the vehicle in the 3900 block of Lone Tree Way. Officers arrived and learned that two vehicles had collided in the intersection of Lone Tree Way and Clayburn Road

 A solo driver of one vehicle suffered chest pain and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver and passenger of the roll over vehicle were also transported to an area hospital for precautions. A 20-year-old female was ejected from the vehicle that rolled over and was pronounced deceased on scene by emergency medical personnel.

APD Accident Investigators assumed control of the investigation. The preliminary investigation determined speed was a factor in the crash.

This investigation is ongoing, and we ask anyone with information to contact Officer Blumberg at fblumberg@antiochca.gov or at 925-779-6900 ext. 85444. You may also text an anonymous tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword.”

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