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Car accident in Eureka sends two to the hospital

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EUREKA- A rollover crash in Eureka sent two people to the hospital on Friday.

The accident took place around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and E Street.  It involved a red sedan and a brown pickup truck.  Witnesses told police the brown pickup truck ran a red light while traveling along 5th Street and the red sedan which was driving along E Street clipped the back of the truck in the intersection.  Police say witnesses told them the collision caused the truck to flip over at least one time. The occupants of the pickup truck were transported to St. Joseph Hospital for their injuries.  Police blocked two lanes of traffic to clear the incident.  The driver of the red sedan was not injured.