Antioch driver dies in solo crash on Wilbur Avenue
By Sergeant Robert Quintero, Antioch Police Patrol Bureau
On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 8:37 p.m., the Antioch Police Department was notified of a solo vehicle collision that occurred on Wilbur Avenue in Antioch. A witness in the area advised he heard the collision then located a solo vehicle at rest in the vacant lot of 2301 Wilbur Avenue. Based on preliminary investigation, the vehicle was eastbound on Wilbur Avenue when the driver lost control for an unknown reason. The vehicle ran off the road through a fence, rolled and ejected the driver resulting in fatal injuries. The 34-year-old Antioch driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by Contra Costa Fire Department. The cause of this collision remains undetermined at this time and is still under investigation. The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family.
If you have any information regarding this investigation, you may call Officer Johnsen at the Antioch Police Department Field Service’s Bureau at (925) 779-6900 x84265. You may also text an anonymous tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.