Press Release from Isanti County Sheriff's Office:
On Tuesday morning, August 2nd, at 2:53 am, deputies from the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a single car crash which had rolled over in the wooded area east of Highway 47 on County Road 5.
Deputies arrived in the area and located the vehicle deep in the woods on the north side of County Road 5 east of Highway 47. Preliminary investigation yields that 5 people were in the vehicle when it left the roadway. One adult female, believed to be 18 years of age, was ejected from the vehicle and was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center, a level one trauma center, in critical condition.
A juvenile male driver and juvenile male passenger were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two juvenile females were checked by medical staff at the scene but not transported.
This crash remains under investigation. Preliminary investigation indicates that speed and alcohol may be contributing factors in this crash.