A 17-year-old girl was hurt Saturday when her vehicle hit a tree on Cabot Trail Road in Ingonish.

RCMP said the crash happened at about 8:30 p.m. as the teen was leaving a residential driveway.

The teen was the only person in the vehicle. She was taken to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney by air ambulance, and later released.

RCMP continue to investigate the cause of the crash.