Woman injured, arrested after crashing in Genesee Co.

Police say a woman was found in a truck after crashing into a tree. She was taken to Strong via Mercy Flight. (WHAM Photo)

Elba, N.Y. (WHAM) - Genesee County sheriff's deputies say a woman is battling serious injuries after a crash early Thursday morning.

Deputies say Julia Hawley, 41, of Byron, was driving a pickup truck when she went off the road and struck a tree stump on Elba-Batavia Townline Road, near Norton Road.

Mercy Flight flew Hawley to Strong Memorial Hospital and was determined to be impaired by drugs, according to deputies.

She was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs and was issued multiple traffic citations.

Deputies were called shortly after midnight for the report of a crash with injuries.

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