BENTON COUNTY - A woman is facing potentially life-threatening injuries after a one-vehicle crash in Mayhew Lake Township.

Benton County Sheriff's deputies responded to the call at about 7:50 a.m. this morning in the 3300 block of Little Rock Road NE.

The 48 year-old Sauk Rapids woman was the driver and single occupant in the car. A preliminary investigation into the accident indicates the driver lost control on the road and slid into the ditch. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

Deputies had to force their way into the vehicle by prying open the door.

The victim was airlifted from the scene to North Memorial Hospital.

Her name is being withheld until family is notified.