RCMP in Trinity-Conception have charged a Bay Roberts man with impaired driving causing bodily harm, following an early morning crash.

Police were called to Badcock Boulevard around 2:30 a.m. Thursday where they found an empty vehicle. 

A short time later, officers found an injured woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle. 

The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but police said they are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers located and arrested the driver, 29, a short time later.

He is scheduled to make an appearance Thursday in provincial court.  

In addition to the impaired driving offence, the accused is charged with damaging property and taking a vehicle without the owner's consent.