Six car crash on Vasco Road, eight injured

BRENTWOOD — Eight people were injured, three of them critically, after a six-car crash on Vasco Road Friday evening, authorities said.

Three people were taken to nearby hospitals, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. Five others had relatively minor injuries.

The crash occurred a little before 5:30 p.m. on Vasco Road. Pictures of the crash indicate all the involved vehicles either rear-ended someone or were rear-ended.

Fire officials and the California Highway Patrol continue to investigate the crash.

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