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.