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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Two people were hurt, one seriously, after the scooter they were riding crashed in south St. Louis early Tuesday morning.

Police were called to the location on Hampton at the intersection of Columbia, just south of Interstate 44,before 4:00 a.m.and found a woman severely injured after being thrown from the scooter.

The man driving the scooterwasquestionedat the scene. Police allowedthe man to be taken to a hospital with less serious injuries.

It was not immediately clear what caused the accident. The investigation remains ongoing. No names have been released.