2 Hospitalized after car slams into pole in midtown St. Louis - KMOV.com

2 Hospitalized after car slams into pole in midtown St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Two people were taken to a St. Louis hospital after a car struck a lamp pole in midtown St. Louis early Thursday.

Police said the accident happened near the intersection of Washington Avenue and North Grand Boulevard.

Authorities said it appears the driver of a red Chevy Cobalt lost control of their vehicle and left the roadway.  The vehicle then hit a lamp pole, coming to rest against a building.

Emergency crews responded and took two occupants of the vehicle to the hospital.  The extent of their injuries was unknown.

The vehicle suffered extensive damage. 

It was not immediately clear what caused the wreck.

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