1 Killed, 2 Injured in Car Accident on Sellers Avenue near Delta Road in Brentwood, Contra Costa
Brentwood, California (June 17, 2021) – The California Highway Patrol is investigating a car crash that claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy on Wednesday evening in the unincorporated Brentwood area of Contra Costa County.
The fatal crash happened in the 4500 block of Sellers Avenue, just south of Delta Road, at about 5:35 p.m. June 16.
The CHP arrived at the scene and established that the 16-year-old Brentwood boy was driving a 2015 Acura sedan southbound on Sellers Avenue when he drifted into the opposite lanes and collided head-on with a 2003 Ford pickup truck driven by a 19-year-old Discovery Bay boy.
Boy Killed in Sellers Avenue Head-On Collision in Contra Costa
The Brentwood boy was killed in the accident. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office withheld the identity of the deceased pending the notification of the next of kin.
A 15-year-old male passenger in the Acura suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek for treatment.
The driver of the pickup truck was also seriously injured and was also transported to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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