A 16-year-old boy lost his life following a wreck Friday in Concord.
As per the initial information, several vehicles, including a bicycle and a truck were involved in the accident. Police described the boy as a pedestrian. One person was detained. The multi-vehicle pile-up took place at about 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Four people besides the bicyclist received medical aid at the scene.
They were not taken to the hospital. When crews arrived at the scene, they saw a bicyclist pinned between a light pole and a truck. Police confirmed that the boy who was killed was hit by one of the vehicles. He was declared dead at the scene.
One of the drivers involved was taken into custody for vehicular manslaughter. The reports also indicated that a tree-trimming truck slammed into a pole with extensive damage to its front end. The incident impacted traffic on Galindo Street and Clayton Road. The street was shut down in both directions while crews worked at the scene. No other details are available.
The wreck remains under review.
February 26, 2022
Source: KTVU FOX 2