07/07/2015 09:35 EDT | Updated 07/07/2016 05:59 EDT

Plane crashes on highway near Osoyoos, B.C.

The Transportation Safety Board says a small plane has crashed on Highway 97 near Osoyoos, B.C. 

The aircraft was a small, four-seater, single-engine airplane and the pilot was the only person onboard.

The TSB says the pilot was able to escape and is on his or her way to a nearby hospital. 

The aircraft was on fire on the side of highway, but emergency responders have put the fire out. 

More to come.