A 61-year-old Claremont woman is in DHMC is in serious condition after slamming a tree with her 2002 Subaru wagon on Rt. 10 in Croydon shortly after 7:30 on Monday morning. Rt. 10 was closed between both ends of Barton road for one and half hours. Rescuers used the Jaws of Life to rescue the woman. Croydon Police, Croydon and Newport Fire Department and Newport Ambulance were at the scene.