Vernon, N.Y. - A Utica woman is recovering after Sheriff's officials say she lost control of her car at a high rate of speed, hit an embankment, then went airborne for about 100 feet.
It happened just after noon on Sunday on Route 5 in Vernon.
Our crews arrived within an hour, and the scene had already been cleared up.
Sheriff's officials say the car overturned once, ending upright.
Sheriff's officials say 26-year-old Deondra Skermont of Utica suffered head injuries and was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
Witnesses say before the crash, Skermont was seen driving at an estimated 90-plus miles per hour along Route-5, nearly striking several vehicles just about a half mile before she crashed.
Skermont was issued citations for speed not reasonable and prudent, failure to keep right, reckless operation, and no seat belt.