A Washington State Patrol motorcycle trooper suffered injuries, including road rash and bruises, when his motorcycle collided with a deer on northbound state Route 101 in Pacific County on Saturday morning.
According to a report by King5.com of Seattle, the 39-year-old trooper was taken to Willapa Harbor Hospital in Raymond.
Motorcyclists are most at risk in deer-motorcycle collisions. According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2% of car v. deer accidents there is a fatality. However, in nearly 85% of motorcycle v. deer collision, a human is killed.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed. With our help, you may recover compensation for your damages.
Read the Defenders of Wildlife Tip Sheet on avoiding collisions with wildlife.