ST. CLOUD - Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash in St. Cloud.

Officers were called to the area of 9th Avenue South and Highway 23 on Wednesday at about 5:30 p.m.

They say 59 year-old Abdihamid Hassan Hirsi was northbound on 9th avenue when he swerved  to avoid another vehicle and struck a guardrail.

His passengers, 46 year-old Shukri Abdi Gesaade and 12 year-old Fadumo Abdi Hassan, both of St. Cloud, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.