2 Injured After Car Hit Tree and House

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A child is among two people seriously hurt Monday morning in a one-car crash.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. when a car traveling at a high rate of speed ran off northbound Interstate 55 at Loughborough.

The car struck a tree, overturned, and then crashed into a home.

A police spokesperson says the child in the car was removed right away and rushed to the hospital.

The female driver had to be pried from the wreckage. Both the child and the driver are in critical condition.

The accident caused a back-up on northbound I-55. A reconstruction crew continues to work the scene.

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