Man with blower hit by car in Antioch
By Karl Fischer
Contra Costa Times
Posted: 09/14/2010 08:33:31 PM PDT
Updated: 09/14/2010 08:33:32 PM PDT
ANTIOCH — A man using a leaf blower stepped into traffic lanes and wound up at the hospital after a car hit him, police said.
The victim, apparently engrossed in his task, stepped out between two parked cars on to East 13th Street near Marie Avenue about 6:49 p.m., Antioch police Lt. Pat Welch said.
The driver was not hurt, nor cited. The crash seriously hurt the victim, whom paramedics flew to a regional trauma center.
Police expect the victim to survive.