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Cars Hit By Objects Tossed From Highway 4 Overpass In Antioch

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ANTIOCH (CBS SF) – Investigators were looking into a string of incidents on state Highway 4 in Antioch in which objects have been thrown at passing vehicles from the G Street overpass, police said.

The most recent incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Monday, when an object apparently thrown from the overpass hit the windshield of an ambulance driving on the highway, according to police.

No one was injured, but the ambulance had significant damage, police said.

It was the third such incident to occur within a week, police said.

On Thursday, at 9:45 p.m., a 49-year-old Brentwood man showed up at a local hospital thinking that he had been shot in the arm.

Further investigation revealed that an object had been thrown through the windshield of the man’s car as he drove on Highway 4, police said. The victim was treated at the hospital and released.

Later that night, a 53-year-old Discovery Bay woman was driving through the same area when an object came crashing through her windshield, police said.

The victim was unhurt but her car was severely damaged, police said.

Anyone with information regarding any of the incidents is encouraged to call Detective Koch with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6895.

 

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

 

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