A man faces charges of impaired driving after a single-vehicle crash in eastern Prince Edward Island.

RCMP say the 20-year-old man from Monticello drove off Route 16 near Lakeville on Saturday.

Despite driving into trees and causing significant damage to the vehicle, Mounties say the driver suffered only minor injuries.

Police say there were no other passengers in the car and the driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

No one else was injured in the incident.