DISCOVERY BAY (BCN) – A helicopter took a 56-year-old man with major trauma Sunday night to a hospital from the eastern edge of Contra Costa County.
Emergency crews from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to an 8:02 p.m. report of a man falling about 20 feet from a palm tree onto a concrete driveway in the 5300 block of River Point in Discovery Bay, a planned community in an unincorporated area along the eastern border of the county just north of State Route 4.READ MORE: Farms, Ranches In Southern Santa Clara County Grapple With Worsening Drought
Responders found a man with major trauma and started providing care before moving him a nearby soccer field, where a medical helicopter arrived to transport him to a hospital.READ MORE: 5 Boats Burn, 4 Destroyed in the Delta Near Bethel Island
The cause of the incident is under investigation by the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.MORE NEWS: COVID: Service Industry Employers Lament Lack of People Willing to Fill Open Jobs
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