STANTON, Neb. -- One person is recovering after chain reaction accident after their car hit a deer in northeast Nebraska. 

The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Monday night, just after 7 p.m., around eight miles southwest of Stanton. 

A 20-year-old hit and killed the deer on 565th Avenue. After the collision, the car then lost control, went into a ditch and hit a tree. 

The SUV is considered a total loss. 

The driver was taken to Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk for treatment of their injuries.