On June 6, 2018 at approximately 8:14 AM, Antioch Patrol and Traffic Officers responded to E 18th Street near Viera Avenue for a 3 car vehicle collision.
According to Sergeant James Stenger, it was determined that a 27 year-old male from Oakley was traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on E 18th Street and rear ended a SUV that had just pulled from northbound Viera Avenue onto eastbound E 18th Street.
This caused the SUV to overturn several times. A third vehicle was struck by the SUV as it was overturning. A 52 year-old female and 30 year-old female from the SUV were transported to a local hospital for complaint of pain.
A 5 year-old male from the third vehicle was transported via a Reach Helicopter to an area children’s hospital for precautionary measures.
The 32 year-old female guardian of the 5 year-old was transported to the hospital with the child with complaint of pain. The 27 year-old male was suspected of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage.
He was transported to a local hospital for precautionary measures and will be arrested for DUI after being medically cleared.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non emergency line at (925)778-2441. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.