Vallejo Police Department Investigates September 1, 2023 Fatal Traffic Collision
Posted on 09/01/2023


 VALLEJO, CA On September 1, 2023, at approximately 6:32 A.M., the Vallejo Police Department received a call regarding a solo injury collision near Columbus Pkwy and Redwood Pkwy.

On arrival, officers determined a 2005 Toyota Tundra was traveling on Columbus Parkway when the driver lost control of the vehicle striking the center median. The vehicle ultimately rolled over and came to rest in the opposite lane of traffic. 

The juvenile driver was transported to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries. The juvenile passenger in the Tundra sustained life-threatening injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

The decedent’s name is being withheld due to their age.

The driver of the Tundra is cooperating with the investigation and drugs and/or alcohol do not appear to be a factor at this time.

This unfortunate collision is an active investigation. Anyone with further evidence or information is asked to contact Corporal Kenneth Trimble of the Vallejo Police Department Patrol Division at (707) 648-4011 or by email at [email protected]. Please refer to case #23-8689.

This is the 6th fatal traffic collision in the city of Vallejo in 2023.

For media inquiries, please contact the Public Information Officer, Sgt. Rashad Hollis by email at [email protected]. or by phone at (707) 567-4233.