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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two people are dead and two others are in critical condition following an early morning crash.

Louisville Metro Police said a car ran off the road around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and hit a utility pole near Breckenridge Lane and Nachand Lane.

The car then rotated clockwise and went sideways into another utility pole.

The driver and front seat passenger — identified by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as 31-year-old Montrell Jones and 41-year-old Anthony White — were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two backseat passengers were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police have not said what caused the car to run off the road. The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating. 

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