One taken to hospital after roll-over car accident

Erik Schalk of White Salmon was transported by ambulance to Skyline Hospital in White Salmon following his roll-over accident on State Route 141 last Friday. Schalk’s vehicle went off the roadway when he attempted to avoid striking a deer. See full report below.

A White Salmon man was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Friday, March 27, 2015, at approximately 9:50 a.m. The accident occurred on State Route 141 at milepost 6.

According to the report, Eric D. Schalk, 34, was driving his 1999 Dodge Durango SUV southbound on SR 141, when he swerved to avoid a deer in the roadway. The vehicle entered the southbound shoulder, where the driver lost control. The vehicle then rolled 20 feet down an embankment, coming to rest on its wheels.

Schalk was transported to Skyline Hospital in White Salmon as a precautionary measure.

There were no charges.

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