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UPDATE: Six Hospitalized after Rollover Crash Near Concord High School

Four teens, two adults taken to John Muir in Walnut Creek for minor to moderate injuries. "Seatbelts saved some lives today," a sergeant said.

UPDATED: Thursday, March 20, 6 p.m.

By Bay City News

Six people were hospitalized and several had to be extricated from a two-car rollover crash near Concord High School this afternoon, a police sergeant said.
 Emergency responders were dispatched to reports of a crash near the intersection of Landana Drive and Concord Boulevard around 2:45 p.m., according to police.

Concord police Sgt. Greg Rodriguez said fire crews and police officers arrived on the scene to find one of the cars involved, a Toyota 4Runner with five occupants, turned over on its side.

A driver and passenger were inside the second car involved, he said. Fire personnel had to extricate occupants from the Toyota 4Runner.

Four teens and two adults involved in the crash were taken to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek to be treated for minor to moderate injuries, Rodriguez said. "Seatbelts saved some lives today," the sergeant said.

He said investigators don't believe alcohol, drugs or speed were factors in the collision, but the crash remains under investigation.

Traffic near the scene of the crash was shut down for more than an hour and the roadway reopened around 4 p.m., Rodriguez said.

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Thursday, March 20, 3:30 p.m.       

Emergency responders are at the scene of a multi-vehicle injury crash in Concord, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Landana Drive and Concord Boulevard around 2:45 p.m., according to the dispatcher.

She said five ambulances were called to the scene, but the number of people injured and extent of their injuries was unknown.

Patch will update as more information becomes available.

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