Deer Causes Accident on Route 2
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A deer was killed Friday afternoon after a collission with two Jeeps.
The accident occurred at about 3:30 p.m. near Galvin Road. The deer was attempting to cross Route 2 when it was struck by a dark gray Jeep Patriot heading east. The Patriot knocked the deer in a maroon Jeep Grand Cherokee heading west.
The deer ended up under the Galvin Road sign on the north side of the road. Both vehicles were able to turn off the highway until first-responders arrived. No one in the two vehicles were injured.
The Grand Cherokee incurred damage to its hood and lights on the passenger side. The Patriot had more extensive damage to its front end and its windshield was smashed on the driver's side. The Patriot was taken away by Cariddi Auto and police were contacting someone who could dispose of the deer.
North Adams and Williamstown Police, North Adams Fire and Northern Berkshire Ambulance responded to the scene.