A five-car accident on Savannah Highway sent two people to the hospital Monday afternoon.

The accident was reported at 1:20 p.m. in front of Fred Anderson Toyota, Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis said. The car dealership is at 2100 Savannah Highway near I-526.

Two people were taken to St. Francis Hospital for treatment, Francis said.

Traffic in the area was delayed after the accident.

Andrew Knapp contributed to this story. Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.