Two people were taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a house in north Leavenworth, a police spokesman said.

Two people were taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a house in north Leavenworth, a police spokesman said.

The crash was reported at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of North 12th Street.

The driver of a 2007 Volkswagen Eos suffered a medical problem, and the car struck a street sign and light pole before striking a house, according to Maj. Dan Nicodemus, deputy chief of the Leavenworth Police Department.

The impact caused minimal damage to the house.

The driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital, Nicodemus said.