A 68-year-old woman was hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash in Amherst this morning.

State Police say the accident happened at around 11:45 this morning on the Smith Road in Amherst. The driver was taken by Life Flight to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with serious injuries. Her name is being withheld at this time.

Speed is believed to have been a factor in the accident. State Police were assisted by the Maine Warden Service and local fire and rescue teams.

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