REVERE (CBS) – A driver was seriously hurt in a horrific accident in Revere Thursday afternoon.

The operator of a Lexus SUV crashed on Route 1 north and was then ejected from the vehicle.

State police said the impact tossed the driver over a guardrail and down onto Route 60 several feet below.

The driver was thrown over this guardrail onto Route 60. (Photo courtesy: Mass. State Police)

The driver was thrown over this guardrail onto Route 60. (Photo courtesy: Mass. State Police)

The driver has not been identified.

Traffic on Route 60 was diverted briefly onto Route 1.

There’s no word yet what on caused the crash.