At 3:21 pm, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle crash at Sycamore and Manzanita in the City of Antioch.
It was reported that a vehicle crashed into a house injuring 5 patients, including 4 pediatric children. Antioch Police Department officers responded and blocked off the roadway.
A total of 4 AMR units were requested to the scene along with 3 medical helicopters for the pediatric patients.
According to preliminary information, two vehicles were traveling on Sycamore when one vehicle tried to go around another vehicle causing a t-bone style crash which sent a car onto the sidewalk which struck three children and sending the vehicle into a house.
Contra Costa County Fire stated that three 12-year-olds were injured, a 9-year-old was injured and a 21-year-old were injured.
UPDATE per Contra Costa County Fire
Five patients, 3 children & 2 adults, transported by Con Fire, assisted by CalStar & Antioch PD, to area hospitals as a result of this afternoon’s multi-casualty vehicle accident in Antioch. Patient ages from 12-to-29.
Antioch Police Update