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Antioch: Bicyclist Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle on James Donlon Blvd

by ECT

On Monday at approximately 8:21 am, police dispatch received a call of a vehicle versus bicyclist collision on James Donlon Blvd. near G Street in the City of Antioch.

Police and medical personnel responded immediately and located a 57-year-old Antioch resident non-responsive and suffering major head injuries. She was immediately transported by helicopter to an area trauma center. Later that evening, she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the involved vehicle remained on scene and was cooperating with the investigation.

Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in this collision. The Antioch Police Department Traffic Unit responded and took over the investigation. This preliminary information is made available by the Field Services Division.

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

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MsKris Oct 13, 2020 - 9:38 am

Poor lady. That’s really sad.
The crossings for the trails on this street Gentry Town need to be lit up. Press the button then the crosswalk lights up and blinks alerting drivers. We also need another stop light on JD between Somersville and Silverado. It’s a race way! Too many people have died on JD.

Simonpure Oct 13, 2020 - 1:31 pm

I’ve seen cars doing 60+ through there. They need a speed camera and mail all those speeders a ticket.

Loveable Curmudgeon Oct 13, 2020 - 3:49 pm

8:30 in the damned morning! No excuses. While bicyclists sometimes are their own worst enemies, it’s up to us who drive motor vehicles to be extra vigilant and pay attention. There is NO excuse for this. No one needs to go as fast as we do on any city street.

MEV Oct 14, 2020 - 1:00 am

Too many speeders driving recklessly,. Sad. Too many fatal accidents on that road.

carol Perkins Oct 14, 2020 - 11:35 am

All those comments are very true, speed should be slowed down there, however, if it were up to me I WOULD NOT BICYLE on such a
busy street. There are many other streets to choose. Make safe choices!!

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