A man who was performing a wheelie down W. 10th Street near H Street prior to a crash was killed Thursday afternoon in Antioch.
The incident occurred at 3:38 pm where it was reported that a motorcyclist who was traveling eastbound was struck by a vehicle and was down in the roadway. Shortly after the call came in, Antioch Police were in CPR attempting to revive the motorcyclist and were unsuccessful.
The vehicle involved in the crash stopped and was fully cooperating with police who are currently investigating the incident. It’s also unclear if the vehicle and motorcyclist collided or he lost control.
According to eye-witnesses on scene, the motorcyclist was performing a wheelie for several blocks before the crash occurred at W 10th and H St. but was not in the process of a wheelie at the time of the crash.
The roadway was expected to be closed for several hours and no official information was released by Antioch Police.
Update per Antioch Police:
Antioch Police said drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the fatal crash that killed a 43-year-old man. The incident is still under investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is encouraged to contact the Antioch Police Department at (925)778-2441. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH