BYRON (BCN) — Five people, including four children, were hospitalized Thursday following a collision in Byron in Contra Costa County.

Emergency crews responded Thursday at 5:33 p.m. to a two-vehicle collision at Vasco Road and Walnut Boulevard, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.

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One of the children had to be transported to the hospital by helicopter, and the other four victims were transported by ambulance.

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The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.

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