Afternoon vehicle crash sends one person to the hospital

Traffic on Sunset Drive was shut down between Southwest and College Hills boulevards Thursday afternoon because of a vehicle crash that sent one person to the hospital. 

A red Dodge was heading southwest on Southwest Boulevard when it collided with a red Ford Focus making a left turn onto Sunset.

The driver of the Dodge was taken to the hospital by ambulance with unknown injuries. Airbags were deployed in the Focus. The driver of the Focus was not injured and its driver was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right-of-way while making a left turn.

The crash happened at 4 p.m. Traffic was blocked off for more than an hour.