Two Dead in Pittsburg DUI Accident on Leland Road
PITTSBURG, CA (April 13, 2021) — Two people died in a DUI accident on Leland Road near John Henry Johnson Parkway Monday evening.
According to Contra Costa Fire Department officials, the fatal two-car crash happened around 6:00 p.m. For DUI-related reasons, a driver of a Chevy Camaro was speeding down Leland Road. Subsequently, the driver lost control of the vehicle and rear-ended a Toyota Corolla.
Due to the forceful impact, the Corolla lost control and struck a tree, reportedly ejecting three juveniles from the vehicle.
Following the crash, paramedics responded and pronounced the driver of the Toyota dead at the scene. Shortly after, one of the critically injured children riding in the Corolla died a short time later.
Meanwhile, the Chevy Camaro driver escaped harm while his passengers sustained serious injuries, further requiring hospital care.
At this time, authorities have suspected DUI to have had played a role in the accident. However, if anyone has more information on this fatal accident, please contact the police.
We would like to extend our sympathies to the families and friends of the victims.
Any surviving spouse or child of the deceased has the right to file a wrongful death claim. If you and your family are experiencing emotional loss and financial hardship due to a reckless car accident, call The Law Offices of Daniel Kim. Leave the police reports, insurance claims, hospital bills and doctor’s appointments to us. We have qualified legal counsels who will remain at your side during the duration of the legal process. Call (800) 895-7199 to schedule a free consultation. Feel free to request a copy of the police report from the car accident.