Two hospitalized after Sunday morning crash

Two Hallsville residents are in the hospital after a crash early Sunday morning.

Columbia police say Matthew T. Wyatt, 21, was driving west on Business Loop 70 near Parkade just before 4 a.m. when he ran off the left side of the road and hit a traffic control box. Police say he may have been driving in the eastbound lanes at the time. Wyatt was taken to University Hospital with serious injuries. His passenger, 24 year old Lacy Wright-Skaggs, sustained minor injuries and was also taken to University Hospital.

Neither person was wearing a seat belt.