Bicyclist Hit, Killed by Truck in Antioch

By Sergeant Quintero, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at about 5:20 a.m., a 50-year-old male Antioch resident was traveling westbound on E. 18th Street near St. Claire Drive in his Dodge pickup truck. At that time, the truck struck a 34-year-old female Antioch resident on a bicycle in the westbound lane of E. 18th Street.

The drive of the truck stopped and phoned 911 for assistance. The bicyclist sustained severe injuries and was flown to John Muir Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The names of the involved parties are not yet being released pending notification of family members.

The driver of the truck is cooperating with the investigation and did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has additional information is requested to call the Antioch Police Department at (925) 778-2441 or call the investigating Officer, Robert Solari, at 779-6000 x82372 and leave a message.

2 Comments to “Bicyclist Hit, Killed by Truck in Antioch”

  1. janssen says:

    very unsafe area were she was hit,45 mph,no cross walk or lite for the church school ther

  2. janssen says:

    People race threw there to somersville to beat hwy 4 traffic.
    Hand out some tickets,that will pay for more police to stop this growing problem.
    Shame this had to happen.

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