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Two rushed to hospital after car slams into tree

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Two people were rushed to the hospital after a vehicle collided with a tree in Elmira. 

Around 3:45 p.m., on Wednesday, Elmira Police responded to the scene near the intersection of College Avenue and Millard Street.

Witnesses say an SUV made a sharp turn and smashed into a tree, causing extensive damage to the vehicle. 

An Erway ambulance transported the driver and passenger to a nearby hospital. Their condition remains unknown at this time.  

Police conducted a search of the vehicle, gathered materials into a bag, and left the scene. 

At this time it's unclear what caused the accident or what was gathered from the scene. 

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