Motorcycle vs. deer accident sends man to hospital

Elma, WA – A motorcycle collided with a deer near Elma over the weekend, sending the rider to the hospital.

The Washington State Patrol tells KXRO that on Saturday morning just before 8:00 a.m. a 44 year old University Place man was heading west on SR 8 on a Honda motorcycle.

They say the man was about six miles east of Elma when he hit a deer that was crossing the road.

The man, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to Summit Pacific Medical Center for his injuries.

The State Patrol says there were no charges involved with the accident.