Three hospitalized after car accident on Cherry St. overnight

TOLEDO (WTVG) - Three people are in the hospital after police say they lost control of their car late Monday night and struck a pole.

According to police, a car carrying a driver and two passengers was approaching the intersection of Cherry and George when the driver lost control of the vehicle. A witness described the car as traveling faster than the posted speed limits, according to the police report.

The car went off the road, hit a curb, then struck a street light pole before coming to a rest. All three occupants of the vehicle had to be extricated and all three were transported to the hospital.

Police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol may also have been a factor.