Two hospitalized after car crashes in Augusta County, nearby home damaged
Two people were transported to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County.
According to Virginia State Police, the driver lost control of the car along the 1500 block of Hewitt Road in Swoope. One male was ejected from the vehicle. Police said the vehicle caught on fire. A home near the road had damage, too.
Charles Baugh, who lived in the now damaged home, said his family had a small fire in the back part of their house last week and lost two animals. He hopes the crash victims will be okay.
"We're not upset with them for what's happened to the house," Baugh said. "Things happen. We've learned that oursevles. Things happen and that we'll be praying for them and their family."
Stay with WHSV for updates as the investigation continues.