Several injured in multi-vehicle crash in Antioch, including 3 children

Multi-vehicle crash in Antioch

Two adults and three children were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in a residential area of Antioch late Friday afternoon, officials say.

A spokesperson for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said early Friday evening that the injured were transported to local hospitals, assisted by CalStar and Antioch police, to be treated for their injuries. 

The extent of their injuries is unknown. 

Those injured range in age from 12 to 29.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Manzanita Way and Sycamore Drive before 5 p.m. Fire officials posted on social media at around 4:20 that there were multiple vehicles and patients involved.

Ambulances and a medical helicopter responded to the scene along with medical and rescue personnel. 

An Antioch Police Department spokesperson said motorists should avoid the area until further notice. 

KTVU contributed to this report.