A woman in her 90s was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital as a precaution, after she was freed from her sport utility vehicle that had overturned on Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays in a one-car accident Wednesday afternoon, state police said.

“She was going eastbound, and kind of veered off to the south shoulder and flipped,” said State Police Sgt. Brian Berge by telephone.

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Though she was in stable condition, she was flown to the hospital as a precaution because of her age, he said.

The crash happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. at Sunrise Highway Exit 66-North Road, according to informny.com, the state Department of Transportation’s website.

All lanes were closed during the subsequent investigation. The road reopened about two hours later.