Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Collision with Deer

Crash occurred this morning near Lake Berryessa.

By Bay City News Service

A woman on a motorcycle was injured this morning when she crashed into a deer near Lake Berryessa in Napa County, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

Officers responded to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle on Knoxville Road near Pope Canyon Road at about 11:30 a.m., CHP Officer Eric Anderson said.

Arriving units found a female rider that had crashed into a deer and was ejected onto the roadway, Anderson said.

The woman was taken to Queen of the Valley Hospital with injuries that were not expected to be life threatening, he said.

The crash remains under investigation by the CHP.


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Belle (Orchid Lady) January 26, 2014 at 05:49 PM
I hope she's alright, and I'm glad it wasn't life threatening.
Tom Davidson January 26, 2014 at 06:27 PM
Best wishes to the rider. That's one of the motorcyclist's nightmares. Maybe I should plug my nose and check the Ragishter see if the deer was drunk.
Jeffrey Wright January 27, 2014 at 12:43 PM
No word yet on how the deer is doing ...
Winghunter January 27, 2014 at 02:19 PM
The deer is resting comfortably in my freezer.
Tom Davidson January 27, 2014 at 05:51 PM
Oh, deer.


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