Car accident injures two in Lawton

An early morning wreck on Lee Boulevard in Lawton sends two people to the hospital.

Police say a red car was driving at a high rate of speed when it clipped the back of an SUV. The car then lost control, taking out several signs, and hitting a light pole. The car was smashed.

Police say the driver of that car was partially ejected. He was taken to a local hospital.  At this time we do not know the extent of his injuries.  The driver of the SUV was also taken to the hospital.

Both lanes of Lee for three blocks, both eastbound and westbound, were closed for several hours. Traffic was detoured.

Police say the accident is under investigation.