Monday, July 26, 2010

Occupant Injured After Collision with a Deer

El Monte Valley: On Sunday, July 25th at 10:31 PM, the Lakeside Fire District dispatched an engine company, rescue company, and ALS ambulance to a reported "vehicle vs.deer" on El Monte Rd, east of Lake Jennings Park Rd.

On arrival crew discovered a compact vehicle with significant frontal damage. The passenger in the vehicle was complaining of neck and head pain as a result of the impact. Crews stabilized the victim and Medic 3 (Lake Jennings Station) transported to Grossmont Hospital.

Other drivers reported seeing multiple deer in the area at the time of the accident.

State Farm Insurance has some data on these types of incidents on their website.

Submitted: Captain Mark Grow, Lakeside Fire District

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