NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – A 26-year-old city man was being treated at Erie County Medical Center after he was injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Niagara Parkway Sunday night, Niagara Regional Police said.

The incident took place just before 11 p.m. when the driver, who was northbound on the parkway in a 1999 White Mercury Gran Marquis, drifted off the right side of the road, near Sherk Road, and struck a maple tree.

Investigators said the man’s injuries initially appeared to be life-threatening. He was taken to ECMC where he was listed in stable but serious condition.

His name was not released.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Niagara Regional Police at (905) 688-4111, Ext. 5500.