EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Authorities have confirmed that a car accident early Monday morning near UTEP sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries.

El Paso Police told KTSM the accident happened near the 1700 block of Hawthorne Street at 2:17 a.m.

Special Traffic Investigators (STI) were called to the scene to conduct a full investigation.

At least one car appeared to have significant damage to its front, although it is not yet known what led to this accident.

KTSM will continue to monitor this story throughout the day for any updates and will bring you new information both on-air and online.