One person was injured in a rollover crash that occurred when a vehicle attempted to avoid hitting a deer on Interstate 70

Lawrence, KS – According to the statement, the crash occurred around 4:20 a.m. Monday on I-70 along the Kansas Turnpike.

Nissan Xterra SUV was traveling east on I-70 when a deer ran onto the roadway.

The driver lost control of the SUV, which rolled and hit the concrete barrier wall separating east- from westbound traffic.

A passenger in the Nissan was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver was reported uninjured.

Both driver and the passenger were waring seat belts.

This story will be updated when new information is available.