Alcohol and speeding suspected in Springs 1-car crash

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Drinking and driving may be a factor in a crash that resulted in life-threatening injuries Sunday morning.

Springs police say the driver went off the road on North Union near the intersection with Montebello and smashed into a tree. Both people in the car were taken to the hospital, with the passenger more seriously hurt. Their conditions are currently unknown, but after the initial crash, the passenger's injuries were described as potentially life-threatening.

Speeding is also suspected in the crash.

The crash was reported just before 7:20 a.m.