Antioch man struck by car while riding bicycle, taken to hospital, Wednesday night

By Corporal Powell Meads, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at approximately 7:43 p.m., Antioch Police Officers were dispatched to a vehicle collision at the intersection of Cavallo Road and East 18th Street. Upon arrival, officers located a bicyclist down on the ground with a head injury. Con-Fire and AMR responded to the scene and the victim, a 48-year-old Antioch man, was transported to a local area hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life threatening. The driver of the vehicle that collided with the bicyclist remained on scene and cooperated with the investigating officers.

Our preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was riding E/B across the northbound and southbound lanes of Cavallo Rd. The vehicle, traveling northbound on Cavallo Rd., collided with the bicyclist who was thrown from the bicycle. Drugs or alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is encouraged to contact the Antioch Police Department at (925) 778-2441.

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