A series of nearly simultaneous accidents on Alhambra Avenue in Martinez, Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek and Danville involved several motorists and required at least one patient extrication by firefighters.
The above photo is of a 4-car crash at Alhambra Avenue and Glenview in Martinez, reported at 3:59 p.m. and triggering a sizable response by police and firefighters. Minutes later, a crash at Ygnacio Valley and Homestead Avenue brought police and firefighters on the run.
In total, it was believed that four people were sent to area hospitals. No one was reported injured in the Danville crash.