A young woman was rushed to hospital after her car crashed on a St. John's highway early Tuesday morning. 

The crash happened just after 3 a.m. in a westbound lane near the Kilbride turnoff on Pitts Memorial Drive. 

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the car left the road, which was slippery and snow-covered at the time.

The driver, 23, was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries. 

Police said the car sustained moderate damage.