12-year-outdated dies, teenager critically wounded in multi-vehicle prepare collision

OAKLEY — A collision amongst various motor vehicles and a freight train killed a 12-year-old boy and critically wounded a 19-yr-aged lady Wednesday afternoon, authorities reported.

At 12:53 p.m., East Contra Costa Fireplace Safety District firefighters responded to the railroad crossing at East Cypress Street and Primary Street for a report of a collision involving a freight educate and three automobiles, battalion chief Steve Aubert reported.

According to Oakley law enforcement who also responded to the scene, a person motor vehicle experienced overturned, with at the very least a person victim struggling from head trauma and in and out of consciousness.

Following firefighters arrived and started aiding, the 12-calendar year-previous was pronounced useless at the scene. The boy’s mother, Melissa Schaefer, spoke to this news firm at the scene and identified him as Joshua Schaefer.

Oakley law enforcement officers examine the scene exactly where a particular person died in a automobile just after a train hit two automobiles on Cypress Street in Oakley. (Ray Chavez/ Bay Location News Team) 

The 19-12 months-outdated was flown by Achieve health-related helicopter to John Muir Medical Heart in Walnut Creek and preliminarily stated in vital affliction.