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Woman hurt in accident in Carbon County

Published On: Sep 06 2013 06:03:25 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2013 07:25:07 PM EDT

Police say one person is hospitalized with serious injuries after an accident on Route 209 in Carbon County Thursday afternoon.

Police say one person is hospitalized with serious injuries after an accident on Route 209 in Carbon County Thursday afternoon.

Police say the victim is a woman in her late sixties. Her name has not yet been released.

Police tell us she struck a beam on the side of the highway in Franklin Township before going through a wooden fence nearby.

Authorities say several boards from the fence entered the car and impaled her through the shoulder trapping her in the car for forty-five minutes.