PERRY TOWNSHIP -- Two people remain hospitalized after a one car crash in Perry Township Thursday night.
According to the Lake County Sheriff's Department, the car went off the road while traveling eastbound on N. Ridge Road. The car sheared off a utility pole before coming to a stop in a front yard.
The 22-year-old man who was driving had to be cut from the wreckage and was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. His 28-year-old female passenger was also taken to MetroHealth.
Emergency personnel on the scene say both sustained visible and non-visible injuries that appear to be non-life threatening.
The accident knocked out power throughout Perry Township for several hours.
The accident remains under investigation but speed and reckless operation played a role in the crash, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.