At 5:25 pm Sunday, the Antioch police Department responded to a report of a motorcycle crash in the 600 block of E 18th Street near Terrace Drive in the City of Antioch.
Upon arrival, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on scene by firefighters and AMR.
Antioch Police have shutdown the E. 18th Street in both directions and it is anticipated to be closed for several hours after the motorcycle was split in half and the motorcyclists reportedly hit a pole.
Antioch Police said the motorcyclist was 48-years-old and excessive speed appears to be a contributing factor.
According to an eye witness, they said he observed two motorcyclists racing eastbound on E. 18th prior to the crash when one of them lost control and crashed.
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