FOREST PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP -- A Watkins woman was hurt after her car went into the ditch Friday afternoon in Meeker County.

The incident happened just after 1:00 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 55 and County State Aid Highway 34 in Forest Prairie Township.

Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says 47-year-old Lisa Colon, of Watkins, was heading west on Highway 55 when the vehicle ahead of her slowed to turn. She swerved to avoid a crash and ended up in the ditch.

Colon was taken to Paynesville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He vehicle sustained minor damage.