18-year-old shot during road rage incident Tuesday night

ANTIOCH – A road rage incident Tuesday night left an 18-year-old woman hospitalized with gunshot wounds and her passengers shaken up after their car crashed into a traffic pole.

Antioch police reported to the on-ramp of Highway 4 East off of Lone Tree Way around 7:45 p.m. near the border of Brentwood after a black Honda Accord crashed into the traffic light pole. 

According to Antioch police and one of the passengers of the Accord, there was a road rage incident between an SUV and a Dodge Charger near their vehicle heading toward the traffic light. Someone in the Charger then opened fire on the SUV, it was unclear who fire the shots at press time, but instead struck the driver of the Accord, shooting out the driver side window and forcing the car to drive head-on into the traffic light pole. 

The driver was taken to a nearby hospital where she is expected to survive, according to Antioch police.

The passengers of the vehicle, three males ranging from ages 16-18 were okay but shaken up after the crash. They all cooperated with police at the scene where their family members met with them.

Antioch police closed Lone Tree Way heading towards the Highway 4 East on-ramp near Brentwood for several minutes while they investigated the scene.

Antioch police are asking anyone with information that was in the area of Lone Tree Way and Highway 4 near Brentwood around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday night to call the Investigations Bureau at (925)779-6926.

This story will be updated.


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