At roughly 3:30 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District crews responded to a vehicle accident that left a pole on tilt after the crash on Bixler Road near Highway 4.
According to radio traffic, the California Highway Patrol stated the accident was non-injury and the driver was out. Engine 59 reported the pole was not in good shape and needed to take precautions which shut the road down. They were investigating if it was a PG&E or AT&T pole.
According to multiple witnesses who contacted this site, they stated the driver lost control of the vehicle doing a burnout and ran into the pole. Another said he was showing off for some kids on the sidewalk. The vehicle appeared to be new Challenger
Update: At 5:09 pm, Engine 59 became available as AT&T arrived on scene.
Photo credits to Jeni Plummer, Lisa Galiata Baker and Todd Mayhood.