The accident investigation section is investigating the single-vehicle collision.
It happened just before noon Wednesday.
The vehicle involved was a 2008 white Chevrolet Corvette and was travelling north on Blackhead Road just before Shea Heights. It was coming from the direction of Cape Spear before leaving the roadway.
The 22-year-old male driver remains in hospital with serious injuries.
Accident Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed the vehicle driving just prior to the collision or the collision itself to call the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at: www.nlcrimestoppers.com.