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Car Hits Deer, Deer Goes Airborne, Hits Pedestrian

'This is not a type of crash that happens often'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 18, 2016 5:10 PM CST

(Newser) – A deer hit by a minivan in Tennessee went airborne and struck someone walking by hard enough to break some of the pedestrian's bones, the AP reports. Police spokesperson Natalie Hall tells the Leaf-Chronicle that a driver hit the deer Thursday evening near downtown Clarksville. The animal flew off the minivan and hit a pedestrian, who was treated at Tennova Healthcare for broken bones. "This is not a type of crash that happens often," Hall said. (Read more deer stories.)

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