Fatality Caused by Swerving Vehicle
Swerving Vehicle: If a vehicle
or other moving thing swerves
or if you swerve
it, it suddenly changes direction, often in order to avoid hitting something.
A man suffered fatal injuries in a car crash after he swerved to avoid hitting a cow and left the roadway by over-corrected. The crash occurred on Highway 261 near the town of Blanding in San Juan County.
The driver swerved to miss a cow that was in the roadway. The vehicle clipped the cow and then went off the side of the road. The driver over-corrected, and the vehicle rolled.
The man, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected during the crash and suffered fatal injuries. He has been identified as 63-year-old Andrew Askland of Arizona.
Fatality Caused by Swerving to Miss a Deer on the Road
A 53-year-old man is in a critical condition in Southmead Hospital after swerving his car to avoid a deer.
The collision took place at 6.40am on Saturday between Colerne and Ford.
The driver swerved to avoid a muntjac deer but lost control and crashed into a wall.
He sustained serious head injuries and was taken to Southmead Hospital.
His 22-year-old daughter who was a passenger sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.