APTOS (CBS/AP) — A California Highway Patrol officer swerved to avoid a deer on Highway 1 and slammed into a median guard rail, destroying the CHP cruiser.
Investigators says the officer and his partner were traveling north on the highway near Aptos early Sunday when a deer darted into the highway.
The cruiser went spinning into the center divider.
No other vehicles were involved.
The Monterey Herald said a CHP in the passenger seat was taken to a hospital for examination and was released. The driver wasn’t hurt.
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