Two people were seriously injured early Tuesday when their vehicle struck a large tree at 64th Street and Ward Parkway.
The wreck happened around 2:30 a.m. when a black Lexus was speeding south on Ward Parkway. The driver lost control of the car and it went off the right side of the roadway and struck a large tree.
The driver and a passenger were rushed to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver was wearing a seat belt when the wreck occurred, according to Kansas City police.