Press Release - Orinda Vehicle Accident

Posted: 05-Feb-2013

Moraga-Orinda Fire District
33 Orinda Way
Orinda, CA  94563
Contact: Stephen Healy, Division Chief  925-260-6360
Release Date:  February 5, 2013

ORINDA, CA – On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District responded to a vehicle accident on Moraga Way, near Stein Way in Orinda.  The accident was reported at 2:23 in the afternoon.  Firefighters arrived quickly and found a vehicle, which had struck a tree as it left the roadway and then plunged into the creek bed.  The driver was extricated by firefighters and then taken by MOFD Paramedics to a local trauma center with moderate injuries.

Personnel from MOFD and Orinda PD responded to the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by Orinda PD.