Three hospitalized after 2-car crash near Brentwood

Six people were injured, three serious enough to be hospitalized, in a two-car collision Sunday just west of Brentwood in unincorporated Contra Costa County, East Contra Costa firefighters said.

The accident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Deer Valley Road near Briones Valley Road, involving two SUVs. East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighter-paramedics found six people injured; three of them, including one minor, were taken by ambulance to nearby hospitals.

Firefighters are investigating the possibility alcohol may have been a factor in this accident.

Further details were not immediately available Sunday evening.