Two people are hospitalized after a serious crash on Interstate 77 North in Huntersville.

The driver hit a ditch near the Gillian road exit around 3:30 a.m., ejecting both the driver and the passenger.

According to reports, both the driver and the passenger were under the influence of alcohol.

The two people were transported to an area hospital with potentially life=threatening injuries.

Luckily, no other cars were involved in the crash.

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