Two people hit, by SUV in Antioch, one critically injured early Tuesday morning

By John Fortner, Field Services Corporal, Antioch Police Department

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, Antioch Police responded to the intersection of Lone Tree Way at Davison Drive on the report of a traffic accident with injuries. An SUV traveling through the intersection struck two pedestrians walking in the roadway. Both pedestrians sustained injuries and were transported to an area hospital. One pedestrian is currently in critical condition.

The driver of the SUV remained on scene and is fully cooperating with the investigation. At this preliminary stage of the investigation alcohol and drugs do not appear to have played a role for the driver.

The Antioch Police Department’s Traffic Unit responded to the scene to conduct the on-going collision investigation.

We are in the preliminary stages of the investigation and no further information will be released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Antioch Police Department at (925) 778-2441. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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