Antioch police motorcycle officer injured in crash

ANTIOCH (KRON) — Antioch police said one of their motorcycle officers was injured in a crash on Tuesday afternoon, and they have released more details.

The Antioch police officer was working traffic enforcement on West Tregallas Road near Bautista Street at 12:50 p.m. when the collision occurred, according to police.

As the officer prepared to make a turn on his motorcycle to stop a traffic violator, he was rear-ended by another vehicle, according to police.

The officer was transported to Sutter Delta Medical Center for treatment of injuries considered minor. He is expected to make a full recovery, police said.

The motorist who struck him remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to have been a factor in the collision, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Antioch police at (925) 778-2441.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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