Brainerd Man Seriously Injured in Rollover Accident
A Brainerd man was seriously injured after colliding with deer and subsequently rolling his vehicle over near Pequot Lakes.
According to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, on Nov. 18 at 6:06 a.m., deputies received a report of a vehicle accident in Maple Township on County Road 1. Upon arriving to the scene, officials learned a Waste Partners truck was heading south when two deer entered the roadway. The driver, an unidentified 50-year-old male, ended up colliding with the deer and his vehicle proceeded to rollover, leaving the roadway.
Emergency personnel extricated the victim from the vehicle before administering treatment. He was then transported via helicopter to a St. Cloud area hospital with serious injuries.
The Pine River Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance and North Memorial AirCare all assisted on the scene.