12-year-old boy killed, teen hospitalized after traffic crash in Oakley

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Joshua Schaefer Death – Obituary: A 12-year-old Delta Vista Student has been confirmed dead and a 19-year-old girl badly injured after a train crashed into three vehicles on Wednesday, 25 August, 2021, around 12:53 p.m.

The horrible incident happened at railroad crossing on East Cypress Road and Main Street in Oakley.

According to report, a train ran into three vehicles, for reasons yet unknown, causing one of the crashed vehicles to overturned and injured some passengers.

It was revealed that the deceased boy and the injured teenager were moving in the same vehicle before the accident.

According to a reliable source, the mother of the deceased, Melissa Schaefer, who was at the scene, disclosed the identity of the boy as Joshua Schaefer.

Joshua was a student at a nearby Delta Vista Middle School.

battalion chief Steve Aubert disclosed the teenager sustained a head trauma injuries and was rushed to local hospital.

Three other persons sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene and freed.

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters was present at the scene shortly after the crash.

The incident is till under investigation by the Authorities.