UPDATE: Three facing life-threatening injuries after crash in western Sioux Falls

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Sioux Falls Police Department spokesman Sam Clemens said all three people involved in an early Tuesday morning crash are facing life-threatening injuries.

Police responded to the crash around 2:22 a.m. Tuesday near 5th Street and Marion Road. Clemens said witnesses of the crash reported seeing the car traveling at a high speed. One witness told police the estimated speed was 70 mph, but police haven’t confirmed that speed.

The car crashed into at least two parked cars, alcohol was also believed to be a factor. The driver is a 27-year-old woman, while the front-seat passenger is a 25-year-old man and the backseat passenger is a 24-year-old man.

Police will continue to investigate the crash.

9:31 a.m.

Two people are facing life-threatening injuries after a crash at 2:22 a.m. Tuesday near 5th Street and Marion Road in western Sioux Falls. 

According to the Sioux Falls Police Department, a vehicle was heading west on 5th Street at a high rate of speed before it crashed into at least two parked vehicles. Three people in the vehicle that crashed were sent to a local hospital. 

Police say alcohol and speed appear to be a factor in the crash. 

An investigation is on-going. 

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