MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two people were injured after a head-on crash in Le Sueur County early Sunday morning.

According to the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office, officials received a call around 1:53 a.m. of a two-car accident with injuries on North Shore Drive in Washington Township.

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Upon arrival, police saw two vehicles in the ditch, both were extensively damaged.

Police said it appeared as though this was a head-on incident.

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Each car had only one occupant.

Forty-four-year-old Jody Volk, of Madison Lake, suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Eighteen-year-old Madeline Maruska, of Madison Lake, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Mayo Mankato.

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The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.