A 24-year-old woman was taken to the Canberra Hospital with a possible broken left arm and left leg after a single vehicle crash on Clift Crescent in Richardson around 6.30am on Monday.

ACT Fire and Rescue were called to the accident around 5.45am and used hydraulic rescue tools to free the woman who was trapped in her car.

Once freed, the woman was treated by paramedics at the scene of the crash and taken to hospital in a stable condition. 

Police closed Clift Crescent between Heagney Crescent and the Richardson Shops for several hours while firefighters worked to free the woman at the scene of the crash.