NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after a car crashed into the woods in North Kingstown Wednesday night.

The crash occurred around 8:15 p.m. in the area of Post Road and Hopedale Drive.

North Kingstown Police Chief Patrick Flanagan said it appears the driver, for reasons unknown, swerved off the roadway and down an embankment.

Flanagan said the SUV crashed in the woods after hitting several trees on the way down. The SUV sustained significant front-end damage in the crash.

The driver was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries, he added.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.