MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - An Illinois woman was injured early Wednesday morning when she swerved to miss a deer, running off the road and flipping her vehicle.
At approximately 12:41 a.m. the McCracken County Sheriff's Department was notified of a single-vehicle accident on West Paducah School Road.
Upon arrival it was determined that an Angel Karracker, 35, of Metropolis, Ill. was driving north on West Paducah School Road when a deer ran out in front of her.
Karracker swerved to miss the deer and traveled off the road, down a roadside ditch and then struck a culvert, causing her vehicle to overturn and come to final rest on its hood in a creek bed.
Karracker was transported by Mercy EMS to Lourdes for treatment of non-incapacitating injuries.
McCracken County Sheriff's Department was assisted by West McCracken Fire Department, Mercy EMS and Speedy's towing.
The roadway was closed for approximately a half hour.