NEWBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - State police are investigating after an elderly driver was injured in a serious crash in the woods off Interstate 95 in Newbury on Saturday morning.

Troopers responding to a reported crash on I-95 south at Exit 81 in Newbury found a vehicle that had veered off the road and into the woods with an elderly driver trapped inside.

The driver, who was conscious and alert, was airlifted to an area hospital, according to state police.

I-95 in Newbury was temporarily shut down in both directions as crews airlifted the driver and cleared the scene.

All lanes were reopened shortly before 12 p.m., according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

No additional information was immediately available.

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