At 10:38 p.m. on Sunday, the Antioch Fire Department and Contra Costa County Fire Brigade responded to a report of a vehicle accident on Hillcrest Avenue in Larskpur, Antioch city.

During the reaction, it was reported that the man had both legs amputated in the accident.

Upon arrival, a man was caught between two vehicles and lost his legs in the impact. Firefighters and AMR cared for the patient on site before he was taken to a local hospital in a medical helicopter.

According to police, preliminary information was that a vehicle was stopped on Hillcrest Avenue with the man outside the vehicle for unknown reasons when he was hit by another vehicle and wedged between the two vehicles. The driver of this vehicle got out, fled the scene and started in another vehicle. Three children in the stopped vehicle were not injured in the incident.

No further information was released at the crime scene.