PLEASANTON (CBS SF) — State Highway 84 was closed in both directions for more than four hours on Saturday due to a head-on collision that injured both drivers and split a pickup truck in half near Pleasanton in Alameda County, according to firefighters.
Crews were called to the scene of the wreck just east of Interstate 680 on Highway 84, also known as Vallecitas Road, at 10:36 a.m. and a Sig-alert was issued by the California Highway Patrol at 10:55 a.m. That alert was lifted shortly after 3 p.m.READ MORE: Vietnam Airlines Launches First Non-Stop Service From SFO To Ho Chi Minh City
A Toyota Tundra and a U-Haul truck crashed head-on, tearing the Tundra in half and rolling the U-Haul over on its side, according to Battalion Chief Stephanie Radecke with the Alameda County Fire Department.
One driver was transported to a hospital by helicopter and the other was transported by ground ambulance, Radecke said.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Enlists California Highway Patrol To Help Stop Smash And Grab Robberies
Wet roads may have been a factor in the collision.
The crash created debris and one of the vehicles also leaked fuel into the roadway.
Firefighters from the Alameda County Fire Department, Cal Fire and the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department responded to the incident.MORE NEWS: COVID: Omicron Variant Has Some Bay Area Families Revising Holiday Travel Plans
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