Motorcycle driver injured after collision with deer near Lima early Wednesday night

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LIMA, Ill. — The driver of a motorcycle was critically injured on Wednesday night after colliding with a deer near Lima.

The Adams County Sheriff’s Department responded at approximately 5:06 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, to a single vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of East 500th and North 2900th Avenue. The driver of a black 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle was northbound on East 500th Street when a deer entered the road. The motorcycle collided with the deer, and the driver was ejected from the motorcycle and subsequently landed in a ditch.

The driver, who was not identified in a press release from the sheriff’s department, suffered serious injuries and was air lifted from the scene of the crash for emergency medical treatment. The driver’s family has been notified.

The sheriff’s department was assisted by the Mendon Fire Department, the Lima-Tioga Fire Department, Air Evac and the Adams County Ambulance Service.

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