Two drivers were taken to a hospital after a fatal accident on Highway 84

(BCN) – Two drivers were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision tore a pickup truck in half on state Highway 84 Saturday morning in Alameda County, according to firefighters.

Crews were called to the scene of the wreck near Ruby Road on Highway 84, also known as Vallecitas Road, at 10:36 a.m.

The driver of a Toyota Tundra lost control, crossed two sets of double yellow lines and hit another vehicle head on, tearing the Tundra in half, according to Battalion Chief Stephanie Radecke with the Alameda County Fire Department.

The other vehicle was initially described as a U-Haul truck, but the California Highway Patrol has since clarified that it was a Ford moving van.

Both drivers, a 49-year-old man from Tracy and a 29-year-old man from Oakley, were transported to a hospital with major injuries. One of them was airlifted, according to the CHP.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The crash created debris and one of the vehicles also leaked fuel into the roadway.

Firefighters from the Alameda County Fire Department, Cal Fire and the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department responded to the incident.

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