Morning accident sends two to the hospital

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A two car accident sent both drivers to the hospital while tying up traffic on Interstate-85 near Auburn during morning rush hour traffic.

Auburn police say a young woman from Tuskegee lost control of her car, crossed the grass median, and then slammed into an oncoming car head on.

That driver, a woman from Opelika, was taken to East Alabama Medical Center for her injuries.

The Tuskegee woman had to be cut from her car by rescuers.  She did sustain a head injury, but is also expected to recover.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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