Concord Man Struck and Killed in Car Accident
CONCORD, Calif. (July 11, 2018) — John Wheeler, 60, Concord died early Wednesday morning after he was struck by a pickup truck while riding a bicycle on San Miguel Road, according to the East Bay Times.
The fatal crash was reported about 12:05 a.m. Both the truck and the bicyclist were traveling southbound on San Miguel Road near Systron Drive when the collision occurred. The 57-year-old Antioch man who was driving the pickup truck called 911 after the crash and cooperated with the investigation. Unfortunately, the bicyclist died of his injuries at the scene of the collision.
It’s unknown why the two vehicles collided, but a full investigation is underway.
Police closed down San Miguel Road for about 3 1/2 hours.
Witnesses are asked to call police at 925-671-5097.
Traffic Accident Investigation
At this time, we do not know what caused this collision.
We offer our heartfelt prayers to the family of this man as they cope with this tragedy.
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