Man swerves to avoid deer, loses control of vehicle in Mecosta County

MARTINY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 53-year-old-man was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries Friday after police say he tried to avoid two deer in the road and lost control of his vehicle.

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office says it responded to the accident at 18 Mile Road and Lost Lake Road in Martiny Township shortly before 10 p.m. Friday.

Deputies say the man’s car left the roadway, struck wires from a power pole and then hit a tree.

The extent of the man’s injuries are unknown at this time.

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