ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — Five people were hospitalized after a major crash in Antioch Friday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said. Three children and two adults were taken to the hospital after the two-vehicle crash.

Emergency crews responded to the corner of Manzanita Way and Sycamore Drive about 3:20 p.m. Witnesses in the area told police that a red Chevrolet Impala collided with a tan Mercury Mystique in the area, which forced the Impala in the direction of a group of children walking near the corner.

When officers arrived on scene around 3:23 p.m., they located two children in critical condition. All three of the injured children were 12 years old. Two of the children were flown to hospitals in helicopters due to “concerns for their health,” CCCFPD Batallion Chief Whit MacDonald said.

Police say the driver of the Mystique was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. The driver of the Impala was life-flighted to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the collision.

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Witnesses state that the Mystique was traveling west on Sycamore Drive, and waiting for traffic to clear before turning left onto Manzanita Way. The Impala reportedly began heading westbound on Sycamore drive at a high speed. The Impala attempted to pass the Mystique on the left when the Mystique was attempted to make a left-hand turn.

Due to the nature of the investigation police stated they will not be releasing further details about this incident.