Single-vehicle crash seriously injures Atwater woman

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NEW LONDON, Minn. – A 49-year-old Atwater woman suffered serious injuries Saturday night, Dec. 8, in a one-vehicle crash east of New London.

The accident was reported at 10:40 p.m. on Kandiyohi County Road 40 and 141st Street Northeast.

According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, a 2006 Nissan Murano was going east on County Road 40 and drove straight off the road where it intersects with 141st Street Northeast.

The vehicle hit a tree in the yard of a residence.

The driver of the vehicle, whose name was not released in the report, was extricated from the vehicle and airlifted by Life Link Air Ambulance to the St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash, according to the sheriff’s report. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.