Single vehicle incident near Castlegar

Single vehicle incident near Castlegar on November 9.

Emergency personnel on the scene described injuries as not serious.

Emergency personnel on the scene described injuries as not serious.

Castlegar first responders answered a call relating to a single-vehicle accident at about 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 9.

The mishap occurred 15 kilometres west of Castlegar on Highway 3.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle had apparently swerved to miss a deer, according to emergency personnel on the scene. The man was then transported to hospital for observation.