Fatal Injuries after Swerving to Miss Cow

Fatal Injuries after Swerving to Miss Cow

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.

Daniel S. Garner
Written by Daniel S. Garner