Bicyclist dies after being struck by car in Antioch, Wednesday

By Sergeant Dimitri Barakos, Patrol Supervisor Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On January 15th at approximately 5:39 P.M., the Antioch Police Department received a report of a collision that occurred between a vehicle and a bicyclist at the listed location. Upon officers arrival they found the bicyclist, a 21-year-old Antioch resident, down in the street. Medical personnel arrived on scene to find the bicyclist suffered head and leg trauma. The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

Witnesses advised that the bicyclist was traveling north bound on Auto Center Drive and crossed the intersection of West 18th Street against the red signal. The other party, a 70-year-old Antioch resident, was traveling west bound on West 18th Street and had the green signal as they crossed Auto Center Drive. The names of the involved subjects are not being released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2014, the victim died of his injuries.

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