SUDBURY -- The northbound lane of Highway 69 near the Highway 607 intersection in French River is closed Wednesday morning due to a transport rollover.

Const. Renee Lalonde tells CTV News that around 6 a.m. the transport driver swerved to avoid hitting a deer.

Minor injuries were sustained as a result of the crash.

The road is expected to be closed until 5 p.m.

Police say a detour has been set up.