At 5:35 am Wednesday, the Antioch Police Department received a report of a vehicle crash in the area of Wilbur Ave and Wilbur Lane in the City of Antioch.
The call originally came in as a vehicle versus pedestrian, however, upon arrival, it was a vehicle versus a mini quad which left one person dead.
The incident has shut down a portion of Wilbur Ave as Antioch Police are investigating the incident. The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours.
No other information was released at the scene.
11:30 am UPDATE
On 8/25/21 at approximately 5:30 am, police dispatch received a call of a vehicle versus a pedestrian. Police and medical personnel responded immediately and located a 39-year-old Antioch resident non-responsive and suffering major injuries.
Officers discovered the pedestrian was a subject riding an ATV on Wilbur Avenue near Viera Avenue. Life saving measures were taken but he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The ATV rider was not wearing a helmet and appeared to be in the middle of the roadway.
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.
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.