Three people were confirmed dead following a crash on Highway 24 in Orinda, the California Highway Patrol said.
At around 3:07 a.m. the Contra Costa CHP responded to a vehicle collision east of Camino Pablo in Orinda where a red 2009 Nissan Versa went off the highway and into a tree.
Upon arrival, the CHP found three male occupants who were then confirmed dead at the scene. Two of the men were identified only as a 31-year-old man from Oakland and a 22-year-old man from Hayward. The driver has yet to be identified.
According to CHP, the Nissan Versa was on Highway 24 when the vehicle veered to the right and into a hillside.
Authorities still don't know if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. Anyone with information regarding the fatal crash is encouraged to contact the CHP in Martinez at 925-646-4980.