TORONTO -- A woman has been rushed to the hospital after a collision in Scarborough early Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Lawrence Avenue and Asterfield Drive around 7:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a crash involving a car and a garbage truck.

According to police, a female driver reportedly became trapped in her vehicle as a result of the collision.

The woman is in serious and unstable condition, paramedics say. She has been transported to a trauma centre for treatment.

Roads in the area are closed while police investigate the incident.