Emergency crews responding after Amtrak train collides with vehicle near Brentwood

An Amtrak train collided with a vehicle Sunday afternoon near Brentwood, sending it careening off a roadway.

The crash happened at about 1 pm near the intersection of Orwood Road and Bixler Road in eastern Contra Costa County, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The vehicle, a four-door sedan, came to a rest about 60 feet away from the train tracks where it was hit. At least two bodies were seen lying on a gravel embankment, about 25 feet from the vehicle.

The five-car Amtrak passenger train could be seen stopped about a quarter-mile from the site of the crash.

No details were immediately available on how many people were injured in the crash.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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